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Wrongful Death suit filed in Walsenburg murder

Posted at 4:08 PM, Mar 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-28 18:09:14-04
Heith Gleason
Heith Gleason is charged with murder in Huerfano County, Colorado for the killing of Amy Garcia.

HUERFANO COUNTY – The family of a woman murdered in 2018 in Walsenburg has filed a civil suit against the father and son accused of her murder.

Adriana Garcia, a relative of 41-year-old Amy Garcia filed the suit against Heith Gleason and his 12-year-old son on March 20th. The court filing does not specify what damages the family is seeking Garcia’s death.

Garcia, a mother of four, was found shot to death in a burned car west of Walsenburg in December.

Gleason and his son were arrested December 20th in New Mexico, then transported to Huerfano County.

Heith Gleason’s criminal case is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on June 18.

A review hearing for the civil case is scheduled for May 3.


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