Capt. Daniel Lehman (left) was found dead early Sept. 15, 2018, near an intersection in Colorado Springs, Colo. A jury found Gilberto Chavez Jr. (right) guilty of second-degree murder on Oct. 8, 2019. (U.S. Army/Colorado Springs Police Department photos)
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A jury found Gilberto Chavez Jr. guilty of second-degree murder in the case of Capt. Daniel Lehman, a U.S. Army officer from Santa Fe who was shot dead in downtown Colorado Springs a little over a year ago.
The 12 jurors who considered the case behind closed doors for about seven hours Tuesday came back with a conviction Tuesday following a trial that lasted more than a week.
The search for a Schriever Air Force Base officer missing for two days after climbing two 14ers ended Saturday when a rescue helicopter spotted the body of Lt. Col. Dan Wallick.
His body couldn't be rescued until Sunday because of bad weather and rugged terrain in the high country north of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in southern Colorado, said Custer County Search and Rescue in a news release.
Eleven US states have cancelled agreements to send members of the National Guard to the US-Mexico border as part of a growing backlash over the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families trying to enter the US.
The viral story of a Navy veteran who claimed he was stabbed for having a “fashy” side-fade haircut resembling the one popular among white supremacists was totally fabricated, according to The Guardian.