Episode 171:

Live at the Bellco Theatre in Denver

The Murder of Adolph Coors III


The Colorado Cannibal


Episode 171: Live at the Bellco Theatre in Denver

Karen and Georgia cover the murder of Adolph Coors III and the Colorado Cannibal.

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The Murder of Adolph Coors III

The Murder of Adolph Coors III Notes:

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Image Source: Photo of Letter from Wikipedia Commons

"On February 9, 1960, while on his way to work, Coors was murdered in a foiled kidnapping attempt by escaped murderer Joseph Corbett Jr. on Turkey Creek Bridge near Morrison, Colorado.

On the morning of February 9, a milkman discovered Coors' International Travelall on the bridge, empty of occupants and with the radio on. Police identified the vehicle as belonging to Coors and began a search of the area that turned up Coors' hat, glasses, and a blood stain. The following day, his wife Mary received a ransom note in the mail requesting $500,000 for his safe release. The hunt for Coors and his assailant was the largest FBI effort since the Lindbergh baby kidnapping.

On September 11, 1960, a hiker stumbled upon a pair discarded trousers in the Rocky Mountains, and found in the pocket a penknife bearing the initials 'ACIII'. Then on September 15, 1960, a shirt belonging to Coors, and his skull, were found in a remote area near Pikes Peak..."

— Source: Adolph Coors III Wikipedia


Time Stamps

Giant Pet Heads - 00;01;28;04

Drunk Karen IRL - 00;05;03;23

Denver Murderinos Giant Check - 00;08;09;11

“This is My Favorite Murder…” - 00;10;51;09

Outfit showcase — our dresses at the show (Karen’s by Eloquii) - 00;11;17;15

Georgia’s Murder - 00;19;40;03

Ravenous (1999) - 00;24;24;09

Adolph Coors III - 00;25;31;07

Ransom Note - 00;34;14;25

Miner - 00;34;14;25

Angry Miner - 00;36;42;17

Site Where Coors’s Car Was Found - 00;50;03;25

Site Where Coors’s Bones & Clothes Were Found - 00;50;53;04

Joseph Corbitt Jr. - 00;55;34;19

The Colorado Cannibal

The Colorado Cannibal Notes:

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"Alferd Griner Packer (January 21, 1842 – April 23, 1907), also known as "The Colorado Cannibal", was an American prospector and self-proclaimed professional wilderness guide who confessed to cannibalism during the winter of 1874. He and five other men attempted to travel through the San Juan Mountains of Colorado during the peak of a harsh winter. When only Packer reached civilization, he claimed that he had been abandoned by his party but eventually confessed that the party had resorted to cannibalism to stay alive when they became hopelessly lost. He later recanted this story and confessed to having lived off the flesh of his companions during his snowbound state after they had fallen victim to party member Shannon Bell, whom Packer claimed he shot in self-defense, and to having used their flesh to survive while stranded and during his trek out of the mountains nearly two and a half months later..."

— Source: Alfred Griner Packer Wikipedia


Time Stamps

Karen’s Murder - 00;57;09;15

Ravenous (1999) - 00;57;09;15

Alferd Griner Packer - 01;00;59;05

Alferd Griner Packer - 01;05;23;09

Alferd’s Trail Route - 01;33;08;18

Los Pines Indian Agency - 01;33;08;18

John A. Randolph’s Sketch of the Victims - 01;33;08;18

Alferd’s Wanted Poster - 01;34;37;12

Sketch of Alferd’s Trial - 01;37;04;14

Alferd’s Mugshot - 01;38;40;21

Alferd Packer Day - 01;40;03;11

Hometown - 01;42;48;1