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Suspect in shooting death of Greeley woman dies at hospital

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) ” The death of a Greeley man accused of killing his girlfriend is being attributed to natural causes.

Weld County coroner’s officials say 51-year-old Dennis Sierra died Sunday at North Colorado Medical Center.

He had been charged with first-degree murder after deliberation in the death of 43-year-old Karen Petersen. She was shot twice on December 16th in an apartment she shared with Sierra.

A daughter says the two were not married, but had lived together for many years and had two children.

Sierra was being held without bond. He was scheduled to enter a plea April 29th.


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