Mountain Murders

Mountain Murders

by Betty L. Alt, Sandra K. Wells
     
 

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, torture and murder of high school student Alice Porter; the death of fortyfour in the bombing of United Airlines…  See more details below

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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, 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 mother's 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 Attorney's 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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608441365
Publisher:
Dog Ear Publishing
Publication date:
11/16/2009
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
751,006
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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