"The matter should be discussed in court, not by candidates," Mr. Feldman wrote in an email. "The current DA is in charge of the case and candidates should defer to her so long as she is in office."
"The Colorado Legislature has set forth specific criteria about when a jury should be asked to impose a death penalty," Mr. Feldman said in a statement. "I will follow my oath to follow the law. There are cases where it is appropriate to ask a jury to impose a death penalty, but I am not referring to any specific cases."