Tag:commutation

The Park County Murderer: ‘The Most Brutal and Unprovoked Murder Ever Known in Park County’

Benjamin Ratcliff was hanged in February 1896 for murdering three school board members in “the most brutal and unprovoked murder ever known in Park County,” according to the New Castle News.

Polis Reduces Rogel Aguilera-Mederos’ 110-Year Sentence to 10

Gov. Jared Polis commutes Rogel Aguilera-Mederos' sentence to 10 years and grants parole eligibility on Dec. 30, 2026.