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Activity: The McMullin Murder Mystery

Grade Levels
6th - 12th
Formats Included
  • Zip
34 pages
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Who Killed Sam McMullin?
By Kathy Applebee

Will your group be the first to unravel this historical, unsolved murder?
Sam McMullin, a prominent lawyer in Grand Junction, Colorado and former District Attorney dies from strychnine poisoning just six weeks after marrying a woman more than twenty years his junior. Neither she nor her long time beau was convicted by a 1947 jury. Other suspects abound. Can you crack the case?

Participants are both suspects and detectives. Zip file contains .PDF as well as some JPEG clues. Can be used as a one-time activity, drama club performance or as a project based, cross curricular learning opportunity.

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