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VILLAGE DIN

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A month after the general election, the grand jury concluded its investigation without issuing any indictments. Six months later, however, at the insistence of two of Larry Ocrant's three grown children, one tantalizing sentence of the grand jury report was released. Ocrant's death, the jurors had concluded, was a homicide, not a suicide. In late 1991 all the testimony referring to the Ocrant portion of the investigation (and some about Poundstone) was released to the public.

The mess is still slopping its way through the courts. Two of the Ocrant children have filed suit against their stepmother and Greenwood Village officials, alleging a conspiracy to cover up the circumstances of Larry Ocrant's death. Former councilwoman Sueann Ocrant has filed suit against those stepchildren and the Rocky Mountain News, alleging they placed her in a false light as a murderess.

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