KUSA - 9Wants to Know and our news partners at The Denver Post have confirmed investigators probing the killing of Colorado's corrections chief are looking for links between a prison gang and a Saudi inmate denied permission to return home.
Numerous sources tell 9Wants to Know federal agents have visited members of the 211 Crew prison gang and are looking into monetary transactions between Homaidan al-Turki to see if he may have asked the gang for protection while in prison.
Investigators are looking to see if any protection was paid for or if valuable items inside the prison were exchanged for protection.
Al-Turki's lawyer Hal Haddon has said his client played no role in Clement's murder.
Al-Turki was temporarily moved into a solitary cell after the killing. Officials said it was for his own protection because of media reports. Officials say he was moved back to solitary Tuesday because of media reports.
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