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Mountain Murders: Homicide in the Rockies Betty L. Alt

Mountain Murders: Homicide in the Rockies

Betty L. Alt

Published June 6th 2013
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Kindle Edition
280 pages
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Mountain Murders brings to the public fifteen legendary Colorado murders, dating from 1909 to the early 1980s. Included are: the tragic story of 12-year-old Jimmy Melton who murdered his sister- the bludgeoning death of Dorothy Drain- the kidnapping,MoreMountain Murders brings to the public fifteen legendary Colorado murders, dating from 1909 to the early 1980s. Included are: the tragic story of 12-year-old Jimmy Melton who murdered his sister- the bludgeoning death of Dorothy Drain- the kidnapping, torture and murder of high school student Alice Porter- the death of fortyfour in the bombing of United Airlines Mainliner by Jack Graham for his mothers insurance- two unsolved Mafia murders and many more. Forty photos of both victims and killers enhance the historical narratives.Mountain Murders: Homicide in the Rockies is the fifth book co-authored by Betty Alt and Sandra Wells. Wells has a PhD from Colorado State University in Fort Collins and has retired as Chief Investigator after twenty-nine years with the Pueblo, Colorado, District Attorneys Office. Alt has an MA in history from Northeast Missouri State University and currently is a lecturer in sociology at Colorado State University-Pueblo. The two are now under contract from Rowan & Littlefield for a sixth book.