Colorado Suspect Dead
Evan Ebel dies after car chase, shootout
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 22, 2013 11:07 AM CDT
This undated photo released by the Colorado Department of Corrections shows paroled inmate Evan Spencer Ebel.    (Uncredited)

(Newser) – The former Colorado inmate being investigated in the death of the state prisons chief and a pizza deliveryman was pronounced dead today, following his 100-mph car chase and shootout with police in Texas yesterday. His identity still must be officially confirmed by fingerprint analysis, but investigators believe he is Evan Spencer Ebel, 28, a Colorado parolee. Authorities also are trying to determine whether the car Ebel drove was the same seen outside the home of Tom Clements, the prison official, who was shot and killed when he answered the door Tuesday evening.

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Murahu
Mar 23, 2013 12:10 AM CDT
Is this the purpose of parole? Recall Willie Horton and the Democrat Dukakis letting out murderers on parole? In America we should boot out the liberals, and keep jailed the criminals.
793tango
Mar 22, 2013 6:49 PM CDT
This played out pretty much as I expected. well except for the morons who think all this is 'hilarious'.
Zero_for_President
Mar 22, 2013 2:41 PM CDT
Please stop reacting to violence-as-entertainment. YOU might be next http://www.heartvote.com