Denver TV station security guard charged with murder

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FILE – This file photo provided by the Denver Police Department shows Matthew Dolloff. Dolloff, a television station security guard accused of fatally shooting a pro-police demonstrator following opposing rallies, has been charged with second-degree murder. The Denver’s district court clerk’s office said the charges were filed against Dolloff early Monday, Oct. 19 in the death of Lee Keltner. (Denver Police Department via AP, File)

DENVER (AP) — A television station security guard accused of fatally shooting a pro-police demonstrator following opposing rallies has been charged with second-degree murder.

The Denver’s district court clerk’s office said the charges were filed against Matthew Dolloff early Monday in the death of 49-year-old Lee Keltner.

Dolloff was protecting a KUSA-TV producer at the time of the incident.

The next hearing is set for Wednesday morning.

No attorney has been listed for Dolloff yet in court records. People convicted of second-degree murder face a mandatory sentence of between 16 and 48 years in prison.

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