Buckley airman charged with reckless manslaughter
By 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs
/ Published August 26, 2016
BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- A Buckley AFB military member, Airman First Class Brian Lebron-Rivera, was charged with reckless manslaughter by the Aurora Police Department following a shooting incident last night.
Around 10:30 p.m., Lebron-Rivera, assigned to the 460th Security Forces Squadron, was detained by the Aurora Police Department for questioning following the death of his spouse by gunshot wound.
The name of the deceased is being withheld pending a 24 hours after next of kin notification.
“Any loss of human life is tragic; right now we are focusing on making sure family and Team Buckley members have the resources they need to cope with this loss,” said Col. David Miller, 460th Space Wing commander. "We appreciate the close coordination with the Aurora Police Department and we want to thank the community for their continued support."
Questions regarding details of the incident, arrest or charge can be directed to the Aurora PD.
Further details will be released as they become available. For clarification or any additional questions, contact 460th Space Wing Public Affairs at 720-847-9226.