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Pitt Students Accused
of Abusing Cadavers
Dec 28, 2022 11:50 AM CST
Pitt Students Accused of Abusing Cadavers
The school says such allegations are 'extremely rare'
- Students in an anatomy lab class at the University of Pittsburgh were taught about handling cadavers in a respectful manner, but two students allegedly went on to do the opposite. The
reports Amay Gupta and Sonel Jimenez, both 19, were charged this month with one count each of...
Family: Body at
Face 'Looked Like
It Was Caved In'
Aug 10, 2022 12:29 PM CDT
Family: Body at Wake Reeked, Face 'Looked Like It Was Caved In'
They've filed suit against Brooklyn funeral home over condition of a 37-year-old woman's remains
- What was supposed to be a dignified memorial service for Regina Christophe now has her family suing a New York City funeral home. The 37-year-old died in her sleep on June 24, and her family soon after retained McManus Funeral Home in Brooklyn to prepare her body for the service...
Year Later, John McAfee's
Body Still in Morgue
Jun 27, 2022 10:45 AM CDT
Year Later, John McAfee's Body Still in Morgue
That's where it's been as legal battle between family, Spanish officials continues
- The fight over what happened to John McAfee continues, and his body remains in limbo in a Spanish morgue in the interim. The 75-year-old, who developed the first commercial anti-virus software, was found dead last June in a Barcelona-area prison cell, and authorities claimed it was a death by suicide....
Kmart Clothes a Clue to Body
Found in Barrel at Lake Mead
May 4, 2022 10:35 AM CDT
Kmart Clothes a Clue to Body Found in Barrel at Lake Mead
Police say victim was shot
Police have shared details about the body found inside a barrel that was discovered on the newly exposed bottom of Nevada's Lake Mead, saying the remains belong to a person who'd been shot. Investigators are dating the crime to the late 1970s or early '80s, with...
Under Coney Island Boardwalk:
a Bound, Gagged Corpse
Sep 22, 2021 8:02 AM CDT
Under Coney Island Boardwalk: a Bound, Gagged Corpse
Homeless men discovered decomposed body Monday; autopsy is pending
- Three homeless men looking to expand their camp knocked down a makeshift wall under the Coney Island boardwalk on Monday and found a badly decomposed corpse, bound and gagged. Police were called beneath the boardwalk across from Asser Levy Park, where they found remains that were "nearly skeletal, clothed...
'Horror on Top of Heartbreak'
After Funeral Vehicle Stolen
Feb 12, 2021 10:09 AM CST
'Horror on Top of Heartbreak' After Funeral Vehicle Stolen
Woman's body was inside van taken from St. Louis convenience store
- In this week's "you had one job" post, a Missouri funeral home driver may be in a bit of trouble after an incident in St. Louis. Per KSDK , which deems the case "horror on top of heartbreak," local police are on the hunt for a white...
Woman's Fear of
Eviction Led to
Jan 30, 2021 9:00 AM CST
Cops: Japan Woman's Fear of Eviction Led to Gruesome Act
Yumi Yoshino stashed mom's body in freezer for 10 years so she could stay in apartment: authorities
- A Japanese woman is being detained "on suspicion of abandoning and hiding a female body"—with the body being that of her own mother. Per the
, cops say that 48-year-old Yumi Yoshino kept her mom's remains for about 10 years in a freezer in their once-shared...
After Girl's Horrific Death,
Punishment for Mom
Dec 18, 2020 1:00 PM CST
After Girl's Horrific Death, Punishment for Mom
Tiaundra Christon of Texas dressed a doll to look like her daughter as a ruse after she was killed
- A Texas woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for tampering with a corpse: that of her own 2-year-old daughter. The body of Hazana Anderson was found in a weighted-down bag in a lake near Houston in October 2018, reports
. A few days earlier, the girl's...
Mansion Renovation Turns
Into a Murder Investigation
in case you missed it
Aug 15, 2020 7:40 AM CDT
Mansion Renovation Turns Into a Murder Investigation
Corpse from 30 years ago found in abandoned site in Paris
- It's not the usual problem you'd expect from the sale of a $41 million mansion in a swanky part of Paris: Renovation workers found a corpse in the basement. And now work has been suspended while police conduct a murder investigation, reports the
, which rounds up the...
Is Found Frozen at Home
May 30, 2020 3:15 PM CDT
Woman's Grandmother Is Found Frozen at Home
Cynthia Black is accused of keeping her Grandma's body frozen for 12 years
- Sorry, Grandma's dead and frozen in the basement—but she can still collect Social Security checks. That's pretty much the scheme a Pennsylvania woman is accused of perpetrating in order to rake in tens of thousands of dollars from the feds, Local 21 News reports. "It's...
A Virus First:
The Dead Are
Apr 14, 2020 8:07 AM CDT
A Virus First: The Dead Are Still Contagious
Scientists in Thailand say coronavirus appears to have spread to medical examiner from a corpse
- Out of Thailand, a coronavirus first: a case in which the virus appears to have spread from a corpse to a medical examiner. "According to our best knowledge, this is the first report on COVID-19 infection and death among medical personnel in a Forensic Medicine unit," researchers write...
Police Go on 'Wild Ride'
After Stolen Casket
Feb 29, 2020 10:00 AM CST
Police Go on 'Wild Ride' After Stolen Casket
James Juarez was taken into custody after Thursday chase in Los Angeles
- It has all the hallmarks of an only-in-Los Angeles crime: A thief stole a hearse—with a body inside—then went on a wild ride, ending with a chase and a crash on a busy freeway, the AP reports. Authorities say they found the body undisturbed inside a casket Thursday...
He Showed Up at Beer Garden
Barefoot, With a Corpse: Cops
Feb 19, 2020 9:25 AM CST
He Showed Up at Beer Garden Barefoot, With a Corpse: Cops
Paul Joseph Garcia allegedly struck pedestrian who went through his windshield
- A drunk driver fatally struck a pedestrian, who went through the windshield and into the passenger seat, before driving on with the body to a beer garden, according to police in Texas. Officers in South Austin responded to witness reports of a car driving recklessly without headlights on around 10:...
Cop's Bodycam Was Reviewed
at Random. Now, an Arrest
Dec 13, 2019 6:50 AM CST
Cop's Bodycam Was Reviewed at Random. Now, an Arrest
LAPD officer David Rojas is accused of fondling a corpse
- An "extremely disturbing" allegation against an LAPD officer has now led to an arrest. Per the
Los Angeles Times
and CBS Los Angeles , David Rojas, 27, was taken into custody Thursday and charged with one felony count of having sexual contact with human remains without authority. The move comes...
LAPD: Bodycam Shows
Interaction With Corpse
Dec 4, 2019 8:40 AM CST
LAPD: Bodycam Shows Cop's 'Disturbing' Interaction With Corpse
Officer being investigated for allegedly fondling a dead woman
- A police officer with the LAPD is under investigation after footage from his bodycam led to what the police union calls an "extremely disturbing" allegation. Per officials who spoke to the
Los Angeles Times
, the officer and his partner turned up at a residential unit on an unspecified date...
3 House Visits Yielded Nothing.
On 4th, a Body in a Fish Tank
Aug 29, 2018 9:50 AM CDT
3 House Visits Yielded Nothing. On 4th, a Body in a Fish Tank
2 suspects identified in case of missing SF man
- It had been months since Scott Free last saw his neighbor when a crime scene cleanup crew arrived at that neighbor's home on Aug 14. Thanks to Free's 911 call, San Francisco police are now trying to identify a body without a head or hands, found so badly...
Morgue Stench So Bad Nearby
Workers Can't Take It Anymore
Nov 18, 2017 5:30 AM CST
Morgue Stench So Bad Nearby Workers Can't Take It Anymore
Morgue in the violence-wracked Mexican city of Chilpancingo is full
- A morgue in the violence-wracked Mexican city of Chilpancingo has so many bodies that neighbors are complaining about the overpowering smell of rotting corpses. Chilpancingo and surrounding towns in southern Guerrero state have seen hundreds of killings related to drug gang turf battles. This along with new protocols that require...
Rotting Foot Horrifies
Family During Burial
Aug 12, 2017 4:19 PM CDT
Rotting Foot Horrifies Family During Burial
The foot of a neighboring corpse fell onto the coffin during the eulogy
- Mourners at a New Jersey cemetery received a horrific shock when a corpse's rotting foot from an adjoining grave was uncovered during a burial, the AP reports. The family of Cleveland Butler, 85, was gathered at Mount Holiness Memorial Park in Butler for his funeral last week. According to...
Floating Suitcase Yields
Mar 28, 2017 6:27 AM CDT
Floating Suitcase Yields Horrific Mystery
Woman stuffed inside had starved to death
- A floating suitcase found in an Italian harbor presented police with a horrific mystery—but not, as first believed, proof of another murder. Police say the suitcase brought ashore by sailors held the body of an Asian woman who had probably died of starvation—and who may have been alive,...
Family Sues Mortuary After
Body Left in Garage 2 Years
Oct 11, 2016 12:29 PM CDT
Family Sues Mortuary After Body Left in Garage 2 Years
Remains of 3 others were also found
- After 50-year-old Brigitte Godfrey died of an asthma attack in March of 2013, her family contacted Living Waters Funeral Home near Chicago to cremate the body, reports Courthouse News Service . That never happened: Two years later, Godfrey's corpse was found with three other bodies and a bag of organs...
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