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Shannon Wilson Bell
Birth: unknown
Death: 1874

Murder Victim. He was an alleged murder victim of cannibal Alfred Packer. Bell and 4 other people were killed and eaten by Packer between February and April 1874 and buried here. Packer was later convicted and sentenced to death, but his sentence was later changed to 40 years in prison. Packer was released on parole in January 1901. He died in 1907. The incident inspired a movie and a song by musician Phil Ochs. 
 
Burial:
Cannibal Plateau
Lake City
Hinsdale County
Colorado, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: K
Record added: Mar 04, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8471279
Shannon Wilson Bell
Added by: Brenda Custer Randall
 
Shannon Wilson Bell
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