LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — Police say a man suspected of killing a Denver resident a day after being released from jail was arrested Los Angeles Tuesday.
Denver police say 40-year-old Brian Murray was being held for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of 77-year-old William “Stu” Hoebel.
Denver's KDVR-TV reported Murray had repeated contact with police in Louisville, Colorado in the days before Hoebel was killed.
Police initially tried but failed to have him put on a mental health hold after he allegedly made threats. They later arrested him but he was released from jail on Nov. 17.