Associate Provost Jennifer Collins tells Denver Post parents faced with troubling evidence about their own don’t always turn to law enforcement

In the developments of the Jessica Ridgeway case that now resides in the courts, one person emerged as a tragic hero: the mother who turned in her own son.

Not much is publicly known about Mindy Sigg or the reason she called police on her 17-year-old son Austin Sigg, who is charged in Jessica’s slaying.

The anguish behind that phone call Oct. 23 is something few can understand.

David Kaczynski can.

In 1996, Kaczynski was reading through his brother Ted’s writings and began to realize they had the same tone and content as the manifesto penned by the infamous Unabomber — the mysterious domestic terrorist whose bombs had killed three people and injured 23 others over a 17-year span.

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