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.
The murder of JonBenet Ramsey has been the subject of numerous TV specials, books, magazine spreads, documentaries and podcast episodes.
The Denver Mint’s 1922 robbery was the “wildest gun battle in Denver history” and the first successful Mint Holdup.
Detective’s Son Sentenced to Death in 1995 for Rape and Murder; Verdict Later Overturned for Improper Jury Conduct
Convicted murderer, Robert Harlan, was originally sentenced to death but the state Supreme Court overturned the sentence after reports of juror misconduct.