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Grave Matters: The Body-Snatchers Unearthed

In 18th century England, changes in the way medical students were trained sparked a new business: body-snatching. Corpses were needed for educational dissections, and enterprising laborers knew where to get them. From what little records exist, we know that body-snatchers required some level of moonlight in order to conduct their work in cemeteries, although not all [...]

Worth More Dead Than Alive: 5 Famous Grave Robberies

After Michael Jackson passed away, his family decided to bury him inside Forest Lawn Memorial Park, a private, gated cemetery where many musicians, actors, and other celebrities are buried. As odd as it might sound, one of the main reasons the family chose the private cemetery was to ensure that Michael’s body could not be [...]