Homicide

Pagosa Springs cold case murder suspect granted new trial

A truck driver from Lamar who was convicted for the 1988 murder of a Pagosa Springs woman and sentenced to 46 years in prison was granted a retrial by a state appeals court Wednesday. The Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Records: ‘Spiritual leader’ punished kids who died near Norwood

DENVER — A woman acting as a “spiritual leader” to a small group of people living on a Colorado farm ordered two girls kept in a car without food or water weeks before their bodies were found,...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Charges advance in shooting death of Durango man

A district court judge on Tuesday found probable cause to support 10 charges against a Texas man suspected of shooting and killing a Durango man during a marijuana robbery. Michael Jones, 20, is...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 girls found slain at Norwood farm ID’d; mother is suspect

TELLURIDE — Authorities have released the names of two young girls who were found slain at a farm in Southwest Colorado. The San Miguel County coroner’s office identified the girls Friday as...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez homicide suspect ruled incompetent to stand trial

A Cortez man suspected of murder was ruled incompetent to participate in his own defense during a competency hearing on Tuesday. Jeremiah Damron was arrested on June 20 on suspicion of homicide...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine waives extradition, will be taken to Durango

Mark Redwine, the man suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, waived his right to an extradition hearing Tuesday in a Bellingham, Washington, courtroom.As a result, the La Plata County...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mother of slain FLC student protests plea agreement

Protesters swarmed the 1100 block of East Second Avenue on Friday, and while most were on the west sidewalk for a town hall meeting to discuss the 2015 Gold King Mine spill, some were outside the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect in Navajo girl’s killing heads to federal court

ALBUQUERQUE – A man charged in the death of an 11-year-old girl in a remote part of the largest American Indian reservation is headed to federal court. Tom Begaye is scheduled Tuesday to attend a...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman calls off search for Dylan Redwine’s remains

A community search for Dylan Redwine’s remains northeast of Vallecito Reservoir has been called off after his father’s arrest. The eight-day search was scheduled to start Friday and conclude Aug....

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

UPDATE: Bail set at $500,000 in Cortez murder case

Jeremiah Damron is being held in the Montezuma County jail on $500,000 bail and a warrant for first-degree murder after his mother’s body was found beaten and burned Thursday in his backyard south...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Indictment provides details the searches for Dylan Redwine

Mark Redwine, the father of Dylan Redwine, was arrested Saturday in Bellingham, Washington, after a grand jury indictment in connection with his son’s 2012 death. He is being held on a $1 million...

DATE: July 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family: Suspect in 4 slayings talked about killing for fun

ABIQUIU, N.M. – A man accused of killing his stepfather, brother and two strangers in a shooting rampage spanning nearly 200 miles across New Mexico had made troubling statements to family members...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News