Security guard to be charged with murder in the second degree

Posted at 9:40 AM, October 16, 2020 and last updated 3:31 PM, July 20, 2023

DENVER (Denver District Attorney)—Denver District Attorney Beth McCann announced that Matthew Dolloff will be charged with second-degree murder, which carries a mandatory prison sentence of between 16 and 48 years, for the shooting death of 49-year old Lee Keltner.

Matthew Dolloff, Denver Police Dept.

This incident occurred on Saturday afternoon, October 10, 2020, as Mr. Keltner was leaving Denver’s Civic Center Park where it is alleged that Mr. Dolloff shot Mr. Keltner after an altercation. Mr. Keltner was transported to Denver Health Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. On October 12, 2020, the medical examiner ruled Mr. Keltner’s death a homicide.

The case against Dolloff will be filed in Denver District Court Monday, October 19, 2020. No additional information is being released at this time.

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