Man Who Left Bomb At Colo. Mall Gets Life Sentence

By: AP
By: AP

DENVER (AP) -- A man who planted a bomb at a shopping mall near Columbine High School on the 12th anniversary of the deadly shootings there has been sentenced to life in prison.

Earl Albert Moore apologized Thursday at his sentencing hearing in federal court in Denver.

Moore pleaded guilty in December to using a destructive device in a crime of violence.

Jefferson County sheriff's officials say Moore planted a homemade bomb at the Southwest Plaza Mall and started a fire there April 20, 2011. No one was hurt.

Moore has said there was no connection between the mall fire and the 1999 shootings in which two Columbine students killed 13 people then themselves.

Moore was released from a South Carolina prison a week before the mall fire. He previously lived in Colorado.


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  • by Truth on Apr 6, 2012 at 11:31 AM
    "Two wrongs don't make a right".
  • by Truth on Apr 6, 2012 at 11:29 AM
    "dark ages" are back in this demonic world.
  • by Schmoopy on Apr 5, 2012 at 09:55 PM
    Wtf are you talking about?
  • by LOLZ on Apr 5, 2012 at 09:19 PM
    See....another Prime example of rehabilitation. We should just start chopping off hands and whatnot for crimes instead of prison. Maybe the ragheads do have one thing right.....
    • reply
      by Truth on Apr 6, 2012 at 11:31 AM in reply to LOLZ
      You must be one of those who believes in "an eye for an eye". Your wacked out with this comment.
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