Thursday, September 4, 2008

Funeral home owners admit to selling parts from corpses

They allowed at least 244 corpses to be carved up without families' permission. Skin, bones, tendons and other parts, some of them diseased, were then sold around the country for dental implants, knee and hip replacements, and other procedures. Among the corpses plundered was that of "Masterpiece Theatre" host Alistair Cooke.

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