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This undated image provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 shows Brian Joseph Hedglin. The SkyWest Airlines employee wanted in a Colorado murder attempted to steal a passenger plane from a small southern Utah airport then shot himself in the head after crashing the aircraft in a nearby parking lot, officials said Tuesday. Hedglin was wanted in connection with the death of Christina Cornejo, 39, in Colorado Springs. Her body was found Friday by police doing a welfare c...

Willmar 1990 graduate found dead after attempted plane theft in Utah and suspected Colorado homicide

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WILLMAR -- A former Willmar resident and graduate suspected of a Colorado homicide and attempting to steal an empty passenger jet was found dead on the plane from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday at a small Utah airport.

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Kelly Boldan
Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: insidescoop.areavoices.com or the Tribune's blog at: westcentraltribune.areavoices.com.
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