Utah killer extradited to Jefferson County for allegedly shooting Golden man with a crossbow before slitting his throat

Drawn to Colorado by the lure of legal marijuana, Austin Jeffrey Boutain and his wife took a bus ride to Denver from Long Beach, Calif., before launching what police allege was a month-long, two-state crime spree that left a Golden man and a Utah college student dead, Golden police records said.

Jefferson County District Attorney’s officeAustin Boutain

Boutain, who was extradited Wednesday to Jefferson County to face first-degree murder and 18 other criminal charges, allegedly confessed to killing 63-year-old Mitchell Ingle in October 2017, according to a Golden Police Department arrest affidavit.

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