Some members of Colorado family may have been strangled, court documents reveal

(CNN)New court documents filed in the case of a Colorado man suspected of killing his pregnant wife and their two daughters suggest that some of the victims may have been strangled. They also asked the court to allow defense expert Richard Eikelenboom to take swabs from the bodies. “I have a lot experience taking samples from dead bodies getting good results after strangulation,” Eikelenbloom wrote to the court. “The hands of the children should be sampled as well.” It is unclear whether a judge ordered the coroner’s officer to swab for DNA. The first motion, according to documents, was filed 20 minutes before the autopsies were scheduled to begin. Defense attorneys did not indicate in the court filings what motivated …