Inmate Dies 20 Years After Rampage

Editor’s note: A news story by Carie Canterbury of The Daily Record in Florence, Colo., is included in this story and used with expressed permission.

Twenty years after the brutal murders of two women followed by a nationwide manhunt, another chapter is in the books. According to Federal authorities at the United States Penitentiary-ADX in Florence, Colo., Jamie McMahan took his life on Monday, Nov. 13.

McMahan and his accomplice Christopher Kaufmann were serving life sentences without parole for the slaying of Barbara Garber and Island Schultz in 1997.

In a story from The Daily Record in Florence, officials are ruling an inmate death Monday at the United States Penitentiary- ADX as an apparent suicide. A media release issued Tuesday by Todd Chapman, the public information officer for the federal complex in Florence, states Jamie McMahan, 42, was discovered unresponsive in his cell Monday morning.

“Staff immediately called for assistance and began life-saving measures,” Chapman stated.

Read the full story in the November 23 edition.