No. 80SC292.

627 P.2d 246 (1981)

The PEOPLE of the State of Colorado, Petitioner, v. Alexander W. SHOFFNER, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Colorado.

Rehearing Denied May 4, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

J. D. MacFarlane, Atty. Gen., Richard J. Hennessey, Deputy Atty. Gen., Mary J. Mullarkey, Sol. Gen., Maureen Phelan, Asst. Atty. Gen., Denver, for petitioner.

J. Gregory Walta, Colorado State Public Defender, Warren T. Marshall, Sp. Deputy State Public Defender, Denver, for respondent.

ERICKSON, Justice.

We granted certiorari to review the court of appeals' order that the defendant, Alexander W. Shoffner, be granted a new trial because of the failure of the district court to conduct a proper hearing to determine the voluntariness of a statement made by the defendant to a police officer. The court of appeals relied on People v. Salazar, Colo.App., 610 P.2d 1354 (1980), to support their order for a new trial...


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