(KL)Sen. Gail Shwartz cries after a bill that would have repealed the death penalty in Colorado and used the savings to fund cold case investigations failed in the Senate on a 17-18 vote on Wednesday. The Hyoung Chang/ The Denver Post

en. Gail Shwartz cries after a bill that would have repealed the death penalty in Colorado and used the savings to fund cold case investigations failed in the Senate on a 17-18 vote on Wednesday. The Hyoung Chang/ The Denver Post (Photo By Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

en. Gail Shwartz cries after a bill that would have repealed the death penalty in Colorado and used the savings to fund cold case investigations failed in the Senate on a 17-18 vote on Wednesday. The Hyoung Chang/ The Denver Post (Photo By Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

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