2 Boulder County deputies appear in court for charges of death of 23-year-old man
BOULDER, Colo. -- Two Boulder County sheriff’s deputies appeared in court Wednesday for an advisory hearing. The two deputies are facing felony charges for the death of a 23-year-old man they were transporting in a sheriff’s van in September of last year. Deputies James O'Brien, 49, and Adam Lunn, 36, were transporting Demetrius Shankling to a detox center on Sept. 9 after celebrating his birthday. Shankling was found unresponsive and not breathing when they arrived at the Addiction Recovery Center.