(USA Today) It's a horror story that every witness in a crime case fears: Criminals find out your identity and murder you because you tried to do the right thing and help police solve a crime.
But for the family of David Henderson, 48, that horror story is made even worse by who leaked revealing information to his Denver killers. Local court officials mistakenly released secret court documents identifying Henderson's occupation and other important clues to a mother-and-son robbery team that he had informed on to police detectives, according to an Arapahoe County, Colorado criminal affidavit released Thursday.
On Oct. 12, 2016, Henderson, a car mechanic, was shot 10 times and killed in front of the Denver home where he lived with his mother. Prosecutors say the motive for the killing was Henderson's cooperation with detectives in describing details surrounding a marijuana shop robbery two months earlier.
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