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Cattle Mutilations / Colorado #237242

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 02, 1975
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(Studio) Report on puzzling Colorado crime.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Elbert Cnty., Colorado) "Jack the Ripper" of cows mutilates cows in Colorado by surgically removing various parts or organs. Some cows died of natural causes and then mutilated. 160 cases reported in Colorado; other states report some cases. [Colorado bureau of investigation Carl WHITESIDE - says no reasonable person can understand reason why.] Some theories about mutilations cited. [Rancher Jim KOEHN - says daughter afraid.] 67 cases occurred in Elbert Cnty. since Apr. [Sheriff George YARNELL - says no evidence on any of them.] More ranchers carry guns. [Rancher Delwin PHILLIPS - would shoot anyone he caught doing it. They could switch to humans next.]

Dow, David;
Mudd, Roger

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