Rocky Mountain Park murder suspect pleads not guilty |

Rocky Mountain Park murder suspect pleads not guilty

Sky-Hi News staff

A man charged with the first-degree murder of his wife in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP), Harold Henthorn, pleaded not guilty last week in federal court.

Henthorn is charged with murdering his wife Toni Henthorn while on a hike in RMNP on Sept. 29, 2012. Special Agents with the FBI and the National Park Service (NPS) took him into custody on Nov. 6 this year.

The case is being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Denver under U.S. Attorney John F. Walsh.

Judge R. Brooke Jackson unsealed 21 warrants related to the case that provide a number of details.

According to reports from the Denver Post: Harold Henthorn’s wife Toni Henthorn died from injuries sustained during a fall in RMNP. Federal investigators believe her husband Harold pushed Toni to her death. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office recently opened an investigation into the death of Harold’s first wife Sandra Henthorn who died in an accident in 1995 when a car slipped off a jack and crushed her.

The charge against Henthorn is merely an allegation and he is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

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