Sheriff Says KRDO Impeded Investigation

By Andrew Gauthier 


There’s new concern in the case of the young girl’s body found in Monument. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says a local TV station damaged his investigation.

Sheriff Terry Maketa’s office sent out a news release Wednesday, saying some reports have been inaccurate or misleading. Sheriff Maketa told 11 News Wednesday that if not for reports by KRDO Newschannel 13, he believes his detectives could have found the couple wanted for questioning in the death of Genesis Sims much sooner.

Sheriff Terry Maketa says, “There’s enough evidence to believe that the particular media outlet that was calling relatives and trying to locate these people tipped them off and really interfered.” More…