Grand Junction, CO 81501
Museum of the West Exhibit: Alfred Packer: Solving One of the West's Great Murder Mysteries. Runs through March 1, 2018. Please note: Museum is closed Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Packer, known as the Colorado Cannibal, was accused of killing and eating his traveling companions in 1874. Curator of History and Director of Western Investigations Team David Bailey's ten- year historical quest and his discovery of new forensic evidence that solved Colorado's most famous murder case. The exhibition will feature Jack Murray' paintings of the investigation, forensic evidence that has never been shown to the public, and one of a kind western relics and historical memorabilia from the Packer case.