When asked if his team would be seeking the death penalty, Rourke said, “It’s way too early to make that determination.”
Shanann Watts’ father and brother were at Monday’s news conference.
“We would like to thank everyone and the Frederick Police Department and all the agencies involved for working so hard to find my daughter, granddaughters and Niko. Thank you everyone for coming out to the candlelight vigil and saying all your prayers. They are greatly appreciated. Keep the prayers coming,” Frank Rzucek said.
Outside the family’s home in Frederick, north of Denver, a memorial of stuffed animals, balloons, flowers and messages continues to grow.