After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) -- A 65-year-old man who pleaded guilty to strangling his wife at their home in Golden faces 48 years in prison under an agreement with prosecutors.
David Wayne Reathman entered the plea Friday in Jefferson County and is scheduled for sentencing Oct. 2.
Authorities found the body of 70-year-old Barbara Reathman on March 25 after a family member called police to check on her. David Reathman surrendered to police three days later, after trying to take his own life by staying outside in the freezing mountains.
Police say Reathman told investigators he killed his wife because he was terminally ill with lung cancer and had been struggling financially because of a gambling addiction. Police say Reathman exaggerated the severity of his lung cancer prognosis.
David Reathman was initially charged with first-degree murder but that was dropped.
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