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Man who allegedly killed three in Weld County was released from jail hours before

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Update, 10:30 a.m.: The man who allegedly killed three others in a Longmont home yesterday and then shot himself had been released from jail a few hours before the shooting, according to the Weld County Sheriff's Office. Daniel Sanchez, 31, reportedly showed up to the home where his ex-girlfriend was staying and killed her, her sister and her sister's husband before committing suicide.

Sergeant Tim Schwartz of the Weld County Sheriff's Office told Westword that Sanchez broke into the home of Maria Cintora-Silva, 22, and her husband Max Aguirre Ojeda, 32, where his ex-girlfriend Beatriz Cintora-Silva, 25, was staying with her sister.

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11464 Hot Springs in the Longview subdivision, which is near Union Reservoir.

"She was living in the residence here after breaking up with Daniel Sanchez [around]...Thanksgiving," Schwartz says of Beatriz Cintora-Silva.

Schwartz says Sanchez was in custody in Boulder County as of 10 p.m on Monday night and was released on bond. The Longmont Times-Call reports that he was arrested on "suspicion of false imprisonment, second-degree kidnapping, harassment and domestic violence after he threatened and attacked his ex-girlfriend on Saturday after learning she was seeing someone else, according to a Longmont police arrest report."

A friend checked on Beatriz Cintora-Silva at around 1:30 a.m. yesterday, just hours before the shooting, Schwartz says.

"She said she was fine at that time," he says. "It was around 4:13 a.m when we received the 911 call."

Based on the sheriff's office's preliminary investigation, Sanchez broke into the house by shooting through a sliding glass door in the rear of the house where he made entry toward a bedroom. He then allegedly shot husband and wife Max Aguirre Ojeda and Maria Cintora-Silva, while his ex-girlfriend rushed to call 911.

On the call, the dispatcher heard Beatriz shouting, followed by gunshots. Sanchez then apparently picked up the phone and said he was going to kill himself. The dispatcher then heard more gunshots.

A total of around 15 rounds were fired and the gun, a Glock .45, was still loaded when police recovered it.

"This is definitely not common for us," says Schwartz, noting that he can recall some murder-suicides, but none that involved four deaths. "That's definitely out of the ordinary for us. I think all of Northern Colorado could probably say so."

Continue for our original coverage of the frantic 911 call.


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SheilahT
SheilahT

I've lived with an abuser.  It is really hard to get out of it.  I've dealt with stalking, harassment, and verbal, physical and financial abuse.  The worst part of it was being incredibly frightened of him getting arrested for fear of him coming after me in a fit of rage once he got out. 

This breaks my heart.  It is important for those who urge women to leave abusive men to know that she will be in the most danger once she leaves.  So many people minimize that fact and it costs lives. 

Alfredo Abad Jr.
Alfredo Abad Jr.

what a mess. I feel happy that I know when the relationship is over, and can accept being on my own. some people's kids...

davebarnes
davebarnes topcommenter

"Man who allegedly killed three"

Allegedly!

He is dead. There is no need for presumption of innocence.

hitthemtnco
hitthemtnco

@DenverWestword and even worst I heard the police called the victim and asked if she/they wanted police protection

Juan_Leg
Juan_Leg

Is there something in the 'eggnog' this year ???

Crazy shit, CONTINUING !!!......

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

More American Gun MADNESS !!

BackOffImStarving
BackOffImStarving topcommenter

@hitthemtnco I saw this story on the news last night, and they said that there were multiple emails and a voicemail or two from the victim(s) to the authorities that went unheeded after the first police report was filed (before the murders).  Someone (an official) was out of town and Weld/Boulder counties weren't cooperating and/or didn't care what was going on in the other's jurisdiction.  It's good to know the po-po have our backs when we really need them.

FalloutSiren
FalloutSiren

@DonkeyHotay  No, this is not more "Gun" madness Donkey. This is more Human madness. In-animate objects cannot be blamed for peoples wickedness.

No Snakes
No Snakes

You must excuse Donkey...  Tends to believe inanimate objects are capable of independent thought and malicious intent... Lost a nasty fight with a windmill...  Quite embarassing... 

robertweller
robertweller

@DonkeyHotay @davebarnes this is not the entire law and judges have interpreted to mean someone who is dead cannot be libeled, although their families etc., can

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

@davebarnes 

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-13-105

(1) A person who shall knowingly publish or disseminate, either by written instrument, sign, pictures, or the like, any statement or object tending to blacken the memory of one who is dead, or to impeach the honesty, integrity, virtue, or reputation or expose the natural defects of one who is alive, and thereby to expose him to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, commits criminal libel.

(2) It shall be an affirmative defense that the publication was true, except libels tending to blacken the memory of the dead and libels tending to expose the natural defects of the living.

(3) Criminal libel is a class 6 felony.

FalloutSiren
FalloutSiren

@DonkeyHotay @No Snakes Forget about it everyone... turns out this guy(fat douche) sits at home(his mothers) all day and posts on nearly all the news feeds with his troll opinions(idiocy).

JimTom
JimTom

"because we all know that if you outlaw WMD and Nukes, then only outlaws willhave WMD and Nukes." Well atleast you got one part right.

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

@No Snakes  ... the subject was WEAPONS ... which you gun loons like to refer to as "inanimate objects that never kill anyone" ... and blame the human user of those objects in your pathetic argument to not restrict those weapons.

WMD and Nukes are weapons ... "inanimate objects" in gun-loon speak ... so they too should not be restricted -- because we all know that if you outlaw WMD and Nukes, then only outlaws will have WMD and Nukes, right numbnuts?

No Snakes
No Snakes

You know, you do have you right to your opinion.  I respect that whether I agree with you or not, but I challenge anyone to name any country in the history of mankind that possessed as much power as the United States that wielded that power as judiciously.  Our country has the ability to turn this planet into space rubble, but we don’t.  Yes, there was Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and 100,000+ died.  How many hundreds of thousands would have died had our troops invaded Japan?  We will never know.  Is the U.S. pure as the driven snow?  Of course not.  We have baggage, but I prefer our one suitcase and overnight bag to the American Tourister showroom that a lot of other countries have.

No Snakes
No Snakes

Did you suffer a concussion?  I will type slowly so you can keep up. 

The subject was firearms, not nuclear weapons, but to answer your question, no.  I would not support Iran getting nuclear weapons any more than I would support a paranoid schizophrenic or a person previously convicted of violent crimes in their efforts to get an AK.I don’t know anyone who is for just handing out firearms to every person on the street that wants one.That would be asinine. Background checks are a good thing, and the ability for the background checks to include mental health records would be a plus.Currently, most firearms dealers also chat with the buyer to get a feel for how rational the person is.Believe it or not, I have seen some turn customers away if they got a “bad feeling” from the customer.Perhaps not a scientific process, but at least it’s a good faith effort to keep it real.

FalloutSiren
FalloutSiren

@DonkeyHotay @FalloutSiren I wont deny that America acts as a "God" country misusing their military. But they do what they can to help others... to an extent. Same with most other countries, minus the "God" complex. 

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

@FalloutSiren  ... there is only ONE nation in the world to ever use Nuclear Weapons against human beings ... killing 100,000+ innocent civilians ... twice.

Guess which one?

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

@chrisestus  ... and like any other nation, they can opt out of the NPT at ANY TIME.

FalloutSiren
FalloutSiren

@DonkeyHotay @No Snakes Guns... Nuclear Weapons... Guns... Nuclear Weapons......... I'm sorry, were those supposed to be comparable??  (I dont think it would be plausible to protect ones self with a warhead) And Donkey, indeed some should be disarmed from such things as Nuclear Weapons(Guns), for they would only be used for wickedness. Felons tend to lose rights, as they should.

JimTom
JimTom

See donkey Iran signed an agreement that they wouldn't build one. It is called "Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons" and Iran signed it.

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

@No Snakes ... so you support Iran's sovereign right to acquire Nuclear Weapons, eh?

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