35 - The Spiderman of Denver

A retired railroad worker is murdered in his home in a classic locked door mystery.  In the following weeks and months, apparently ghostly phenomena are noticed.  But the truth was far weirder.

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Opening music by Kevin MacLeod.

Closing music by Soma.

"Attic wraith re-enacts his murder of man he now says he knew in Denver earlier,” Greeley Daily Tribune, August 1, 1942.
“Coneys pleads innocent to first degree murder,” Oshkosh (Wisconsin) Northwestern, August 24, 1942.
“Convicted ghost slayer given life,” Fresno (California) Bee, November 1, 1942.
“Ghost awaits murder trial,” Ogden (Utah) Standard-Examiner, October 29, 1942.
“Ghost shows detectives how murder took place,” Brownsville (Texas) Herald, August 2, 1942.
“Mrs. Peters recalls man who says he slew her husband as visitor at their home as music club member,” Greeley Daily Tribune, August 1, 1942.
“Spider man, slayer of friend, living out days as life termer,” Panama City (Florida) News-Herald, July 4, 1954.
“Two held here not wanted,” Greeley Daily Tribune, October 24, 1941.
Childers, James E. “Death was a phantom lodger,” Denver Post Empire, February 7, 1960.

https://history.denverlibrary.org/news/tale-denver-spider-man

https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/2015/10/26/stranger-than-fiction-denver-spiderman-and-his-montcreiff-place-murder/74638310/

https://history.denverlibrary.org/sites/history/files/DPL_1940_1944_Death_Index_0_0.pdf

http://www.darkhistories.com/the-spider-man-of-denver-theodore-edward-coneys/

 

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