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Wrong Henry Allen?
Mrs. Henry Allen D. Jr.
President of the Colorado Springs Chapter
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Henry Allen Jr., president ...
Henry Allen Jr., president of the Colorado Springs branch of the NAACP, said Murphy's professed motive is pocked with holes and appears to be a way to decrease a possible stiffer penalty.
Even the timing of the Jan. 6 bombing seems to point to the NAACP
office as being the target, Allen
The office had taken a holiday break beginning Dec. 23.
Office phone messages and a note posted on the door said it was to reopen on Jan. 6 - the day of the bombing.
"It's very suspicious to me.
That can't be a coincidence," Allen
"Why did he
wait until the day the office was reopened?
Why didn't he
bomb it over the Christmas vacation?"
Allen, who worked 14 years as an El Paso County sheriff's deputy, mostly as a patrol officer, said suspects often play down their motives for committing a crime because it affects the length of their sentence.
Allen said on the day of the explosion, two NAACP volunteers and the building owner, Gene Southerland, were the only people working in the building at 603 S. El Paso St. It contains only two operating businesses, the NAACP and Southerland's hair salon, called Mr. G's Hair Design Studio.
, who has been attending meetings or working in the building since 1998, said a tax business has not operated at the building for at least the past 17 years.
Henry D. Allen Jr., ...
Henry D. Allen Jr., president of the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP, said he has worked at the organization's office in the building since 1999 and is "not aware" of an accountant working in the small building.
The only other business in the building is Mr. G's Hair Design Studios
"I'm glad someone was apprehended," Allen
"I'm very cautious about what the rationale was for this."
This Jan. 6, 2015 photo shows at the bottom right the char marks from a device detonated Tuesday along the northeast corner of a building occupied by a barber shop near the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP in Colorado Springs Chapter President Henry Allen Jr. told The Colorado Springs Gazette the blast was strong enough to knock items off the walls. (Mark Reis, Colorado Springs Gazette)
Henry Allen served in the U.S. Army from 1998 to 2000 and then transitioned to the Army National Guard, where he served until November 2006.
He joined WOS in August 2011 and is pursuing his certificate in the Penn State-Abington program.
Henry consults Prudential as a customer service representative in the company's Annuities call center in Fort Washington, PA. In the past, Henry studied radio, film and television at California State University-Los Angeles.
free time, he
enjoys music and real estate.
In a joint statement Thursday, local ...
In a joint statement Thursday, local law enforcement and Colorado Springs NAACP President Henry Allen Jr. said the case was a high priority and that tips from the public provided the best hope of figuring out who was responsible.
Henry D. Allen Jr. was sworn ...
Henry D. Allen Jr. was sworn in as a Falcon School District 49 school board member late Wednesday afternoon.
Board President Tammy Harold appointed Henry D. Allen Jr. to fill the vacant seat.
was among eight candidates interviewed for the position last month.
Allen retired from the Army in 1998 and has lived in the district for 14 years.
He worked for the El Paso County Sheriff's Office and has been a school resource officer.
"We have to learn to work together," Allen
told the board during his
May 31 interview.