Dec 4, 2013 6:10 PM by Elaine Sheridan
The U.S. Marshals Office is joining the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office in the nationwide search for Harry Mapps, 59, who is suspected in the shooting deaths of 3 people in Rye last week. Mapps a former handyman who rented a room at the home. Mapps is 6 feet tall, 135 pounds and has red hair and blue
The victims Richard and Kim Tuttle, ages 51 and 55 respectively, and Dawn Roderick, 33 were found shot in in their rural Rye home after it was set on fire last Wednesday.
Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor believes the national efforts from law agencies across the country and the efforts of the U.S. Marshals Service will ultimately result in the capture of Mapps. "This crime may have occurred in a small community but it has garnered the attention of the nation. The capture of this fugitive will be a relief to the family of the victims and we look forward to ensuring justice is done," said Sheriff Taylor.
"We need the public's assistance to bring the perpetrator of this horrific crime to justice, " said District of Colorado U.S. Marshal John Kammerzell.
Mapps was last seen driving a blue 2004 Chevrolet Mini-van bearing Texas license plate# 7FSNK.
Anyone with information Mapps' whereabouts is urged to contact the U.S. Marshals Service 24 hour tipline at 1-877-WANTED2 (1-877-926-8332). A reward of up to $5,000 is offered for information leading directly to Mapps' arrest.