Colored Red

Colored Red
A look into the lesser known murders and true crime of Colorado. Learn about dark tales from Colorado and the murderous history of the Mile High City. Contact the host at: and find the show on Facebook or Instagram @coloredr…

The Murder of Paige Birgfeld
Aug 4 • 34 min
34 year old Paige Birgfeld went missing on Thursday, June 28, 2007. She left behind three children, a large home and several tumultuous relationships. Amongst Paige’s scattered possessions along a highway were clues to a secret life that Paige lived to…
Historical Murders: A Look at Victor, CO
Jul 19 • 16 min
Brawls, riots, shootings and other drunken buffoonery are only a small part of this once large and bustling town of the Rocky Mountains. Victor, CO once boasted over 15 saloons and theaters and was home to around 20,000 people in its prime. The town and…
The Missing Men of Silver Plume
Jul 2 • 25 min
In 1987, Tom Young went missing after closing down his bookstore in Silver Plume, Colorado and walking off into the wilderness with his dog. Months later, in 1988, Keith Reinhard would rent the same shop space for his antique store and become obsessed…
Historical Murders: Brief History of the KKK in Colorado
Jun 17 • 39 min
The 1920’s saw the takeover of Colorado by the KKK, from politics to local businesses, they had their stranglehold in the state. Colorado was also brought into the 20th Century by a barbaric lynching of a 16 year old boy named Preston Porter Jr. Learn…
The Murder of Kimberly Greene Medina
May 31 • 16 min
On October 29, 1996, Kimberly Greene Medina disappeared without a trace. Her husband didn’t report her missing until two days later and claimed she went missing while walking to a local convenience store to buy cigarettes. The truly realities of what…
Historical Murders: The Murder in Room 8
May 16 • 9 min
On January 23, 1920, shots could be heard ringing out from the Waldorf Hotel in Denver, Colorado. When police and journalists arrived they found a peculiar scene and uncovered a love triangle that involved a sick man, a woman, and an estranged husband…
The 1993 Chuck E. Cheese Massacre
May 2 • 35 min
On December 14, 1993, a man hid inside a men’s bathroom inside a Chuck E. Cheese in Aurora, CO and came out after closing duties began. He shot everyone working in the restaurant and made off with around $1500, some keychains and some game tokens. 4…
Historical Murders: The Great Mint Robbery of 1922
Apr 16 • 14 min
On a cold December morning in Denver, CO, 1922, a Buick touring car pulled up behind an armored car in front of the Denver Mint. Four gunmen emerged from the Buick and demanded the money that was being loaded into the armored car. One of the Mint…
The Murder of Tina Tournai (Sandoval)
Apr 2 • 65 min
On October 19, 1995 in Greeley, CO, Tina Sandoval left work to have a reluctant meeting with her estranged husband, John Sandoval, and retrieve money for an IRS debt they incurred while together. Tina was never heard from again. It would take over two…
BONUS Episode: The Chinese Race Riots of 1880
Mar 24 • 17 min
In this special bonus episode I’ll discuss a dark time in Denver’s history that isn’t well known. All across America in the last decades of the 19th Century, racial tensions flared due to labor disputes and immigration. Everyone wanted a piece of the…
Historical Murders: The House of a Thousand Candles
Mar 15 • 13 min
The House of a Thousand Candles sits at 1410 High Street in Denver Colorado and has been a hotbed of strange activity, some paranormal, and some criminal. The house was the inspiration for the book, The House of a Thousand Candles, written by Meredith…
The Disappearance of Nonnie Dotson
Mar 3 • 31 min
On November 19, 2006, Nonnie Dotson walked to run some errands near Chatfield Reservoir in Littleton, CO. She was never seen or heard from again. Nonnie was an active duty Air Force officer and due to be released from the military the following May. The…
Historical Murders: The Babies in the Chest
Feb 15 • 11 min
On a warm April day in 1943, an apartment manager was searching an apartment building in Denver, CO for the source of a bad odor. He eventually found the source in the form of a painted wooden hope chest. What he found in the chest would launch an…
The Murder of Bruce Dodson
Feb 1 • 49 min
Bruce Dodson is shot to death on a hunting trip, was it an accident, or murder?
Historical Murders: The Unsolved Axe Murders
Jan 15 • 19 min
An axe murderer stalks the United States by train in 1911.
The Murder of Randy Baker
Dec 31, 2019 • 28 min
The murder of Randy Baker by a complicated and greedy family conspiracy.
Historical Murders: To Sleep Forever
Dec 15, 2019 • 13 min
Azel D. Galbraith finds a dark way out of his current family situation.
The McCormick Murder Farm
Dec 5, 2019 • 40 min
The story of the McCormick murder farm and deeds of Michael McCormick and his father Tom.
Historical Murders: The Sand Creek Massacre
Nov 15, 2019 • 28 min
An overview of the Sand Creek Massacre, Silas Soule, and a Cherokee woman named Mochi.
The “Clockwork Orange Murder” of Jacine Gielinski
Oct 30, 2019 • 58 min
The murder of Jacine Gielinski by George Woldt and Lucas Salmon.
Historical Murders: The Black Hand of Colorado
Oct 16, 2019 • 27 min
The Black Hand of Colorado was directly and indirectly responsible for crime and murder in Southern Colorado.
The Devil’s Foothold: The Murder of Jennifer and Abby Blagg
Oct 1, 2019 • 49 min
Michael Blagg is a suspect in the murder of his wife and daughter.
Historical Murders: The 100 Year Old Murder Confession
Sep 17, 2019 • 19 min
A 100 year old murder confession is found in a Fountain, CO home.
The Mysterious Death of Randy Wilson
Aug 31, 2019 • 37 min
Kiowa High School teacher randy Wilson is found dead in an oddly elaborate scene.
A Brief History of Colorado State Penitentiary
Aug 16, 2019 • 33 min
A brief history of the Colorado State Penitentiary including execution methods and inmates who died there.
The Unsolved Murder of Peggy Hettrick and Railroading of Tim Masters
Jul 31, 2019 • 82 min
Tim masters is falsely imprisoned for the murder of Peggy Hettrick.
Historical Murders: The Unsolved Murder of Lois Coursey
Jul 16, 2019 • 12 min
Lois Coursey goes missing while running an errand for a birthday party.
The Man Who Told Everybody, Richard Paul White
Jun 30, 2019 • 32 min
Serial killer Richard Paul White has bodies in his backyard.
Historical Murders: The Palace Theatre and the Murder of Effie Moore
Jun 15, 2019 • 16 min
The murder of Effie Moore in Denver’s Palace Theatre.
Colorado Bluebeard: Harold Henthorn
May 31, 2019 • 59 min
Toni Henthorn dies after falling off of a cliff, she did fall, or was she pushed?
Historical Murders: Prisoner 15495, The Story of Farice King
May 16, 2019 • 19 min
Nurse Farice King shoots one of her patients through the head before curling up next to him and shooting herself.
The Murder of Spider Sabich
May 1, 2019 • 33 min
Professional skiper Spider Sabich is shot to death in the bathroom of his chalet by Claudine Longet.
Historical Murders: The Denver Dresden Doll
Apr 18, 2019 • 18 min
Gertrude Gibson Patterson isn’t living the life that she wants in 1911 in Denver, CO so she murders her husband to remedy that.
The Murder of Kenia Monge
Mar 31, 2019 • 37 min
On April 1, 2011 Kenia Monge vanishes from a nightclub in Denver, Colorado.
Historical Murders: Family Killer Luis Monge
Mar 19, 2019 • 13 min
Early in the morning in June 1963, Luis Monge killed his pregnant wife and three of his ten children.
The Murder of Jessica Ridgeway
Mar 2, 2019 • 36 min
The murder of Jessica Ridgeway by Austin Sigg.
Historical Murders: The Torture and Murder of Alice Porter
Feb 15, 2019 • 16 min
Alice porter is taken off of the streets and tortured for 6 hours before being murdered by Donald Fearn.
The Colfax Serial Killer: Vincent Darrell Groves
Feb 1, 2019 • 43 min
Serial Killer Vincent Darrell Groves is Colorado’s most prolific serial killer.
Historical Murders: Mrs. Angelina Garramone, The Black Heart of Little Italy
Jan 15, 2019 • 21 min
The story of Mrs. Angelina Garramone and the murder of two women in the early 1910’s.
Colorado’s Christmas Murders
Dec 22, 2018 • 25 min
An overview of Colorado’s murderous Christmases.
The Murder of Al Kite
Dec 5, 2018 • 44 min
Al Kite was found tortured and murdered in his basement in Aurora, CO in 2004 and the killer has never been caught.
Minisode: The Abduction of Christopher Abeyta
Nov 15, 2018 • 14 min
The story of the abduction of Christopher Abeyta from his crib in 1986.
Colorado Cannibal Alfred Packer, Story from Denver Orbit Podcast
Oct 30, 2018 • 25 min
The story of Alfred Packer the Colorado Cannibal and the winter of 1874.
Historical Murders: The Lumber Baron Inn Murders and Haunting
Oct 13, 2018 • 13 min
The story of the Lumber Baron Inn and the murders that occurred there.
The Death of Morgan Ingram
Sep 30, 2018 • 73 min
Morgan Ingram’s death was ruled a suicide but the parents insist it was murder, what happened to Morgan Ingram?
Historical Murders: Jim Gordon, The Man Who Died a Dozen Deaths
Sep 18, 2018 • 16 min
The drunken murderer Jim Gordon is the last straw for unnerved Denver citizens.
The Black Widow: Jill Coit
Sep 3, 2018 • 62 min
The murder of Gerald Boggs and at the hands of black widow Jill Coit.
Historical Murders: Assassination at the Altar
Aug 15, 2018 • 14 min
The assassination of Father Leo Heinrichs at St. Elizabeth’s Parish in 1908.
The Bombing of Flight 629
Aug 1, 2018 • 41 min
The bombing of Flight 629 from Denver, CO by a man who really hated his mother.
Historical Murders: The Happiest Man Who Ever Lived on Death Row
Jul 17, 2018 • 20 min
The false conviction of Joe Arridy, a mentally disabled man, for the murder of Dorothy Drain.
The Murder of Alie Berrelez
Jun 25, 2018 • 23 min
The abduction and murder of Alie Berrelez, who was playing only feet from her own front door.
Historical Murders: Poisoned Punch, Bonus Killdozer Discussion
Jun 9, 2018 • 13 min
A 1901 potential black widow and a discussion about the Granby Killdozer.
William Lee “Wild Bill Cody” Neal
May 31, 2018 • 50 min
The 1998 killing spree of Wild Bill Cody, a con man and murderer.
Historical Murders: The 10 Year Old Murderer
May 12, 2018 • 14 min
Anton Woode, a 10 year old boy, murdered his hunting buddy and robbed him. Listen to how his case set the precedent for handling juvenile offenders.
The Murder of Nancy Pfister
Apr 28, 2018 • 64 min
The bizarre death of Aspen Colorado’s Golden Girl, Nancy Pfister.
Historical Murders: The Smiling Stepmother
Apr 13, 2018 • 19 min
Ten year old Leona O’Loughlin, daughter of a Denver Detective, was found dead in Berkeley Lake in 1930.
The 1975 Killing Season
Apr 1, 2018 • 29 min
The 1975 Grand Junction Killing Season was a a terrible year and I’ll be unpacking it case by case.
Historical Murders: Strangler’s Row
Mar 16, 2018 • 11 min
The dark history of the Tenderloin district and the 1894 murderer who was never caught.
The Unsolved Hammer Murders
Feb 28, 2018 • 19 min
The unsolved murder cases of the Bennett family and Patricia Smith.
The Denver Spiderman
Oct 26, 2017 • 12 min
The true story of the Denver Spiderman.