El Paso County Crime

COS man found guilty for killing estranged wife's boyfriend

COLORADO SPRINGS - A man accused of shooting his estranged wife and killing her boyfriend was found guilty in court on Monday. 

Maxwell Garihan is serving life plus 144 years for charges of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.  His criminal past includes arrests for menacing, assault, obstructing a peace officer, disorderly conduct, criminal mischief and burglary.

He apparently shot and killed Alan Havens at a mobile home in Black Forest in October of 2015. Garihan also shot his wife and a dog during the attack. They survived. 

For more details on this story: Suspect in Black Forest killing captured in Denver

Garihan was arrested in Denver in July of 2016. 


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