9/27/99:  Deposition of Chris Hawkins, Shawn Padden’s best friend:


Q:  Do you have any information … that has changed your view at all as to whether Mr. Padden may or may not have committed this offense or been involved in it?


A:  Yeah.  What I found out about Colorado.


Q:  What is it you found out about Colorado?


A:  Like I said, just that he was involved in a case there.  He was tried – I think he was tried because one of his friends had died.  I am not sure.  I think they said that he was – he was tried for like helping him commit suicide or something.