Robin Carole Gall, 38, was in jail in Canon City Monday night after Fremont County sheriff's deputies found her husband, Brent Thomas Gall, 40, dead of a gunshot wound to the chest.
Brent Gall was a federal correctional officer. He was also a defendant in the infamous "Cowboys" case, in which several staffers at the U.S. Penitentiary at Florence were charged with systematically beating inmates and self-inflicting injuries to make it look like they were merely defending themselves. Click here for the sordid details.
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For the record, Gall was acquitted of all charges in the case. And yes, corrections officers tend to have a higher suicide rate and a higher domestic violence rate than the general population. According to this account in the Pueblo Chieftain, there was at least one prior domestic call at the Gall home.— Alan Prendergast