Man accused of starting multiple fires in Grand County in 2020 pleads not guilty
The husband of Denver District Attorney Beth McCann, who’s accused of starting multiple fires in Grand County during a fire ban in 2020, pleaded not guilty to all counts against him Thursday.
Christopher Linsmayer, 68, pleaded not guilty to all 24 counts — 12 felony arson charges and 12 misdemeanor charges — against him. He is accused of leaving multiple slash piles to burn unattended in October 2020. The Kremmling Fire Department was able to extinguish the piles.
“I’m exhausted by the lack of sleep over the worries this has caused,” he said over Zoom in Thursday’s court hearing.
Grand County District Judge Mary C. Hoak set a five-day trial to start on Oct. 25, 2021 at 8 a.m.
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