DENVER — Wednesday, March 20, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff all public buildings statewide in memory of Tom Clements, executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections.

Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset until the day after his funeral. Arrangements are pending.

Clements, 58, was killed Tuesday night at his home in Monument. He is survived by his wife, Lisa, and two daughters, Rachel and Sara. His family is requesting privacy at this time.