Episode: SYMHC Classics: The Case of the Colorado Cannibal, Alferd Packer


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SYMHC Classics: The Case of the Colorado Cannibal, Alferd Packer

It's an unsettling 2012 episode! In the winter of 1873, Alferd Packer led gold prospectors into the Rockies, but harsh conditions soon set them off course. Packer was the only survivor, and he looked oddly well-fed. He claimed he'd killed in self-defense. But was he guilty of murder?

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