The Italian Murders - A Ghostly Postscript



I appreciate your work on the murders and the aftermath. I will add your new information to my upcoming book Urban Pioneers which details the evolution of immigrant communities in North Denver/Highland/the Northside and in Globeville. My time frame is 1858-the present.
I especially appreciate the pictures of Arrata and Allesandri.

Hi Rebecca:
When do you think your book will be available for purchase? My maternal Grandmother’s Family (Ciancio) played a role in Welby, Swansea, Globeville, and Adams County.


Hi, I came across this article while compiling information for a series in development. I myself am a direct descendant of the Lake County Nachtrieb Family. I thought I would add to your narrative regarding the obscure Julia Murray. I don't know much about her, however, it was reported at the time, she committed suicide by hanging in which her neck was found "not" broken. She had used a bed cord and died of asphyxiation. It was said she was in jail for several months for passing a counterfeit $20 bill. She suffered from syphilis and was being treated in jail. It is suspected she ended her life to end her suffering from the disease. Cheers

What a great reminder of the gift that is penicillin. It would not surprise me if the coroner was incorrect. Horan was, after all, a mortician rather than a modern forensic pathologist. Feel free to contact me about your series. I'd love to hear more about it and your research.

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