Today's NPS Morning Report reports that Harold Henthorn, 58, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, was arrested without incident Wednesday morning by National Park Service and FBI special agents following his indictment for first degree murder in the death of his wife.
The indictment was returned by a federal grand jury in Denver on November 5th. According to the indictment, Henthorn “willfully, deliberately, maliciously, and with premeditation and malice aforethought” killed his wife in Rocky Mountain National Park on or about September 29, 2012.
If convicted, Henthorn faces a mandatory life term in federal prison without the possibility of parole, as well as a fine of up to a $250,000.
This case was investigated by the National Park Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office provided assistance during the investigation and arrest.