Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Dude, Where's My Intestines? Or My Liver?

Just when you thought it couldn't get any weirder . . . here's a story, courtesy of Matt Eichelberger (who else), about Dr. Stephen Hayne, an autopsy, and the discovery after exhumation of the corpse (in an examination also by Dr. Hayne), that all of the organs had been removed from the deceased before burial, and replaced by bedsheets . . .

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I'm afraid I'm speechless on this one . . . except to say, if it's a crime for a funeral home to fail to dispose of ashes after a cremation (see here), shouldn't it be a crime to remove organs before burial and replace them with bedsheets?

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