Crime

David Norman allegedly caught on video dumping body of murdered girlfriend

Grand Junction's David Norman has been charged as a habitual criminal in the slaying of his girlfriend, Kathy Fortner -- and an arrest affidavit on view below suggests that his attempts to get out from under suspicion in the terrible crime were foiled by two separate pieces of video.

In one, he's seen apparently dumping Fortner's body near the Colorado National Monument. In the other, footage shows him seemingly trying, and failing, to wash all her blood from the bed of his truck. Continue for photos, video and additional details.

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