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Cannibalism on the Frontier

June 18, 2009 |  4:00 am

June 18, 1899, Colorado's Cannibal

The Colorado Supreme Court weighs the case of Alfred Packer in the deaths of five men ...

June 18, 1899, Colorado Cannibals  
... Packer admitted killing one man but said it was in self-defense. He also admits eating their bodies.