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Mark Cappello busted in murder of Boulder man, two others: Cali pot deal gone wrong?

The arrest of Central City resident Mark Cappello for his role in a California bloodbath can serve as an example for those who consider marijuana a violence magnet, as well as folks convinced that legalization and regulation are the best way to get the criminal element out of the pot biz. Either way, though, three men are dead, including Todd Klarkowski, who called Boulder home, and two suspects are actively being sought. Details and photos below.
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