Tag:Colorado murders

The 1908 Communion Killer

In February 1908, reported anarchist Guiseppe Alia murdered Father Leo Heinrichs as he gave communion at a church in Denver.

Colorado Cold Case Gets Arrest a Decade Later

Earlier this year, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joel Hollendorfer in connection with the decade-old cold case murder of Kara Nichols.

The Schank Family Murders

The Schank family murder was called “the cruelest series of murders ever committed in Weld County,” according to the Greeley Tribune.

DNA Match Leads to Possible 2022 ID of Colorado Serial Killer

Denver Police announced a genetic identification of someone they believe may be the killer in four cold cases.

The Colorado Cannibal: The Story of Alferd Packer

Alferd Packer, also known as the Colorado Cannibal and the “Man-Eater,” remains a popular state figure but was denied a posthumous pardon.

The Park County Murderer: ‘The Most Brutal and Unprovoked Murder Ever Known in Park County’

Benjamin Ratcliff was hanged in February 1896 for murdering three school board members in “the most brutal and unprovoked murder ever known in Park County,” according to the New Castle News.

2011 Denver Murder Ends in 2017 Guilty Plea

Travis Forbes was sentenced to life in prison for the assault on and murder of Monge, plus 48 years to be served consecutively for the crimes against Tillman.

JonBenet Ramsey: The Famous Colorado Murder That Spawned a Flurry of Lawsuits

The murder of JonBenet Ramsey has been the subject of numerous TV specials, books, magazine spreads, documentaries and podcast episodes.