Second arrest made in death of Crowley County man who disappeared in 2010

John Jacob Kirk / Colorado Bureau of Investigation
John Jacob Kirk / Colorado Bureau of Investigation

CROWLEY COUNTY, Colo. — A second person has been arrested in connection with the death of a Crowley County man who disappeared in 2010.

Richard Kirk, then 60, was reported missing by his family in January 2010. Richard Kirk’s nephew, 43-year-old David Jacob Kirk, was arrested on second-degree murder charges last week in connection with the death.

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Friday, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation arrested Richard Kirk’s brother, 71-year-old John Jacob Kirk. He’s facing charges of accessory to second-degree murder.

John Jacob Kirk is being held in the Crowley County Jail.

 

Because the investigation is still active, no other details are available.

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