2019-11-17 17:33:53 UTC
A Colorado man allegedly told his 12-year-old son that he
earned his man card following the murder of a mother of four
The alleged comments from Heith Gleason surfaced in a police
affidavit viewed by KOAA. Both the father and son have been
charged in the woman's murder.
The body of Amy Garcia, 41, was found on Dec. 20 in the drivers
seat of a burned-out car riddled with bullet holes in
A witness who apparently interacted with Gleason inside his home
prior to the killing told police that he and Garcia had been
arguing about alcohol.
The witness told police that Gleason picked up a gun, said Ill
kill her, and then walked outside, KOAA reported. Moments
later, a single gunshot was heard, then Gleason walked back in
and said he didnt kill Garcia, the affidavit said.
Police said the witness then told them Gleason went back outside
with his son and a .22-caliber firearm, and more gunshots were
When Gleason came back inside a second time, he told the witness
that his son just earned his man card, KOAA reported, citing
The father was jailed while the son was being held in a youth
detention center. It was not immediately clear what the
relationship between Gleason and Garcia was.