Reader: Austin Sigg should have been put to death

The responses to our post about Austin Sigg, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing Jessica Ridgeway, a ten-year-old Westminster girl, were passionate and strongly felt, particularly when it came to the topic of whether he deserved to receive the death penalty for his crimes. The following reader spoke for many others who weighed in.

Dylan Profitt writes:

Why doesn't the death penalty get used? In this case, it would be more humane than this guy deserves to go.

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >