Thursday night, Jack Jacquez Sr. said he was burning all of the documents he amassed in a case concerning the murder of his son. He said he was doing it to get the stress from the court proceedings off his chest.
Jack Jacquez on left, James Ashby on right.
In October 2014, his son, 27-year-old Jack Jacquez, was killed in his mom’s kitchen by Rocky Ford, Colorado police officer James Ashby. Ashby claimed that he thought Jack was a burglar. However, Jack’s mom, Viola, told The Denver Post that Ashby opened fire on her son inches from her face.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation reviewed the shooting and decided that Ashby lied about circumstances that led up to and followed the shooting, finding that many of his statements contradicted physical evidence and witness accounts. Ashby was arrested a month after he killed Jack. Ashby was charged with second-degree murder. He…
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