Dallas police have confirmed that Christopher Brian (Christian) Colbert has been charged with murder in connection with the death last April of Ronald David Shumway.
Colbert is still jailed in Los Angeles on the original charges of tampering with a governmental record, securing execution of a document by deception and money laundering. Murder charges were added after Colbert “waived his rights and spoke with” Dallas Homicide Detective Montenegro and Financial Crimes Detective LaFleur, who had flown to L.A. to talk to the suspect, according to a statement just issued by Dallas police.
Colbert’s bond on all four charges is set at $150,000. Dallas police are working to have him extradited back to Texas.