, 2022-09-17 11:57:00,
PARK COUNTY, Colorado (KTIV) After more than 40 years and a two-and-a-half-week-long trial, Alan Phillips has been brought to justice in the murders of Annette Schnee and Bobbi Jo Oberholtzer, according to a news release from the Colorado District Attorneys’ Council. All information below is attributed to the (CDAC)
On a very snowy January 6, 1982, 21-year-old Annette Schnee formerly of Sioux City went missing while hitchhiking home from Breckenridge to Blue River. Later that night, 29-year-old Bobbi Jo Oberholtzer was hitchhiking home from Breckenridge to Alma when she disappeared.
Oberholtzer’s husband reported her missing and the next morning they discovered Bobbi Jo’s driver’s license and other ID cards, her blue backpack, an orange booty, wool glove, and tissue covered in blood. Later that afternoon, her body was found 400 feet from the top of Hoosier Pass, off the road, hidden by snowbanks. She had been shot twice. On July 3, 1982 a boy fishing outside Fairplay found Annette Schnee’s body. She had been shot once in the back. She was wearing an orange booty that matched the one from the Oberholtzer scene. The case went cold, but throughout the years it would be revisited many times.
The Schnee family hired Charlie McCormick who worked on it for decades and eventually he heard about United Data Connect, a forensic science company specializing in DNA work. Once involved, United Data Connect was able…
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