Man Accused of Kidnap, Torture and Attempted Murder in Otero District Court

(La Junta, CO) -- Wednesday it's Leroy Osborne's turn to go to court for a pre-trial readiness conference for first-degree kidnapping and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder charges.



The case involved six others.


The Colorado Bureau of Investigation was involved after an extensive investigation into the incident believed to have happened in a Rocky Ford apartment in August of 2017.


After that investigation in July of 2021, seven (7) people were arrested in connection with the alleged kidnapping, torture and attempted murder of a Rocky Ford woman. The complete list of the arrested is:


  • Cosme Flores (DOB: 08/21/77), La Junta, Colorado In custody, Otero County Jail

  • Hipolito Isaac Sanchez (DOB: 07/30/85), Rocky Ford, CO, In custody, Otero County Jail

  • Jamie Harmon (DOB: 05/29/88), Rocky Ford, CO, In Custody of Colorado Department of Corrections on unrelated charges

  • Jeremy Casias (DOB: 07/09/93), Rocky Ford, CO, In custody of Colorado Department of Corrections on unrelated charges

  • Kendra Thompson (DOB: 05/05/88), Rocky Ford, CO, In custody Otero County Jail

  • Leonard Trujillo (DOB: 06/29/82), Rocky Ford, CO, In custody of Colorado Department of Corrections on unrelated charges

  • Leroy Osborne (DOB: 06/29/89), Pueblo, CO, In custody of Pueblo County Jail


A jury trial is scheduled on the docket for August for Osborne. A pre-trial readiness conference is a meeting with both the prosecution and the defense to see if all sides are ready for the jury trial. No word yet on what jury selection will look like. In other high profile cases, several hundred people have been called for jury duty. We will follow up on this story and have more as it is available.


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