‘The Killing Season’ tests mettle of local law enforcement agencies

Loyd Files Research Library Museum of Western Colorado
POLICE CAME UNDER intense criticism in late summer 1975 as they investigated the killings of two women and two children, for which Kenneth Botham, husband of one of the victims, was convicted the next year. Botham, right, is shown in a courtroom in 1976.



Kenneth Botham court

Loyd Files Research Library Museum of Western Colorado
POLICE CAME UNDER intense criticism in late summer 1975 as they investigated the killings of two women and two children, for which Kenneth Botham, husband of one of the victims, was convicted the next year. Botham, right, is shown in a courtroom in 1976.

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