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Man arrested in Colorado triple homicide

By: The Associated Press
May 16, 2017 Updated: May 17, 2017 at 6:27 am
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photo - Boulder County Sheriff's Department personnel on the scene of Divide View Drive as they investigate suspicious deaths in Coal Creek Canyon on Saturday morning. Given the suspicious circumstances initially encountered, the death investigations are being treated as homicide investigation by the Sheriff's Department. Photo by Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer / April 15 2017
Boulder County Sheriff's Department personnel on the scene of Divide View Drive as they investigate suspicious deaths in Coal Creek Canyon on Saturday morning. Given the suspicious circumstances initially encountered, the death investigations are being treated as homicide investigation by the Sheriff's Department. Photo by Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer / April 15 2017 

BOULDER — Authorities have arrested a man accused of shooting three people to death in a Colorado home where more than 100 marijuana plants were being grown.

Boulder County sheriff's officials say 24-year-old Garrett Coughlin, of Lakewood, was arrested Tuesday on charges that include first-degree murder and robbery. He is due in court Wednesday.

The bodies of 54-year-old Wallace White, 56-year-old Kelly Sloat-White and 39-year-old Emory Fraker were found in the home southwest of Boulder on April 15. An arrest affidavit says that after the slayings, Coughlin traveled out of state to his cousin's home, where he left a gun that was later linked to the crime scene. Witnesses also saw him with large amounts of packaged marijuana.

Booking documents do not indicate if Coughlin has hired an attorney.

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