School District 49 official shot to death in Denver

Posted at 12:28 PM, Feb 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-16 15:07:00-05

DENVER -- Police in Denver are looking for a killer who shot to death a Colorado school district official on Valentine’s Day.

The body of Richard Hammond, 63, and his vehicle were found just a half mile from his home near Bruce Randolph and York Street. Hammond served as the transportation secretary for District 49 in Falcon.

Police say Hammond left his Denver home sometime around 4 a.m. Tuesday morning but never arrived at his office in Falcon. He was driving a Subaru Impreza.

Police have not released a possible motive.

If you have any information regarding this case, or recall seeing a similar Subaru around Bruce Randolph and York in northeast Denver at about 4:00 a.m. Valentine’s Day morning, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP(7867) or text: DMCS plus your message to 274637. 


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