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Hartley Letter to Holder 5242011

Hartley Letter to Holder 5242011

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Date Created:May 20, 2011

Date Uploaded to the Library:February 20, 2014

Tags:Hickenlooper, Udall, Tiffany, hartley, death, safety, Mexican, Gardner, senator, colorado, Davis, mexico, michael, texas, State, State Department, request, FBI, department, office, EPA, ICE, CIA

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May 20, 2011 
Attorney General Eric Holder 
U.S. Department Justice 
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, 
Washington, 20530-0001 
Dear Attorney General Holder:  
You have likely heard Tiffany Hartleys heartrending account the death her husband, David Hartley, Sept. 30, 2010, during attack while jet skiing the Mexican side Falcon Lake, which straddles the U.S. border. His body has not been recovered. Ms. Hartley, originally resident Colorado, has since moved back and now lives Weld County. She still seeking closure and justice the death her husband.  
Ms. Hartley turned recently Weld County Sheriff John Cooke for help, and suggested she meet with James Davis, the Executive Director the Colorado Department Public Safety. Mr. Davis, after meeting with Ms. Hartley, talked Gov. John Hickenlooper about the case and joined him meeting this week with Ms. Hartley. result these meetings, the states Office for Victims Programs committed working with Ms. Hartley variety issues, including assisting her with the Texas Victim Compensation Program.  
U.S. Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet each reached out the Hartley family and, over the last eight months, have encouraged efforts U.S. officials, cooperation with their Mexican counterparts, all the federal governments power assist the investigation and bring closure this event. The senators have been contact with the FBI and U.S. Department State  including the State Departments U.S. Consulate Matamoros, Mexico  inquire into the status the case and request updates and further assistance behalf the Hartley family.  
U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, who represents the district where Ms. Hartley lives, has also met with Ms. Hartley multiple times recent months. Rep. Gardners office has been communication with the State Department regarding Ms. Hartleys case and provided her with information about the process obtaining death certificate.  
Despite all these efforts, many questions remain outstanding, and respectfully request you help resolve them.  
While Ms. Hartley recognizes the complicated nature this situation because happened the Texas/Mexico border, she has been unable obtain any recent updates from the FBI regarding the progress the case. Moreover, the inability recover her husbands remains has created numerous difficulties for Ms. Hartley because she cannot obtain death certificate. She has sought help from the State Department, including the U.S. Consulate Matamoros, regarding this issue, but has far been unable gain final closure.  
 136 State Capitol Building 
 Denver, Colorado 80203 
 (303) 866 2471 
 (303) 866 2003 Fax 

JohnW. Hickenlooper 
Governor request any additional assistance and information you can provide Ms. Hartley and her family accordance with the law. Specifically, request update the status U.S. involvement the investigation well information regarding efforts recover Mr. Hartleys remains.    
Thank you advance for any assistance you can provide Ms. Hartley. 
John Hickenlooper  Mark Udall   Michael Bennet Cory Gardner 
Governor  U.S. Senator  U.S. Senator  U.S. Representative, 4th State Colorado  State Colorado State Colorado State Colorado 
cc:  Ms. Tiffany Hartley (Fax:  888-659-2605) 
 Mr. James Davis, Executive Director, Colorado Department Public Safety