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Family of teen accused of deadly south Tulsa crime spree struggles to come to terms with accusations

by: Ashli Lincoln
Updated: Oct 3, 2017 – 6:35 PM

Victim of deadly crime spree was former vice principal at Aurora …

DENVER — Eric Ukuni appeared in a Denver courtroom Wednesday where he was told he’s being investigated for six felony counts, including first-degree attempted murder,  first-degree murder and robbery.

All of the charges are related to Tuesday’s crime spree that began in Commerce City with an armed carjacking and ended in Denver near West 40th Avenue and Havana Street where Ukuni, 26, allegedly intentionally struck and killed a retired Aurora Central High School vice principal.

“He took an angel. An angel, a good guy,” said Tommy McClain, a friend and former co-worker of Ernest Gurrini. “Nicest person. Goofy. He had a kind heart.”

Gurrini was a retired teacher and former vice principal of Aurora Central High School. But family and friends say retirement didn’t suit the active 66-year-old.

“He just wanted to do something while he was retired,” McClain said.

So Gurrini took up contract work for OnTrac Delivery.

“He’s one of the first persons

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