Lawyer indicted on suspicion of tampering

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - A defense attorney in Durango has been indicted by a grand jury on suspicion of tampering with evidence in a murder investigation.

Brian Schowalter appeared in court Tuesday to be formally advised of the felony charge.

The Durango Herald reports (Link-Durango Herald) Schowalter is accused of withholding a letter that was considered to be evidence in a homicide investigation involving a client who pleaded guilty to robbery and accessory to murder.

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