Widow of slain Centennial doctor files lawsuit against shooter

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — The man who pleaded guilty to killing Centennial doctor Kenneth Atkinson outside his home is being sued by the widow of Atkinson.

The lawsuit against Kevin Lyons was filed by Atkinson’s widow on Tuesday.

In 2016, Lyons shot and killed Atkinson while he helped a woman who had been shot during a domestic dispute.

He was sentenced to life in prison without parole, plus 352 years.

According to the lawsuit, Atkinson’s widow, Jeanne Atkinson, is suing for wrongful death, extreme and outrageous conduct and felonious killing.

AlertMe
Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.