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The Forensic Science of Grief

You breathed your last breath from the air

in this room;

that threadbare Persian carpet

holds flakes from your skin;

hairs from your head

corkscrew the dented cushions… 106 more words


Men mistake human remains for mannequin, take body to dump

FLORIDA – Workers hired to clean out a vacant house in Florida, threw out what they thought was a mannequin.

Turns out, it was a body! 218 more words


Police Probe For Link Between Dismembered Body, Head Found In Hempstead

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Investigators are awaiting a medical examiner’s report to determine if what appears to be a human head and other body parts found in a Long Island town are linked to a partially dismembered body discovered weeks earlier in a community 25 miles away. 411 more words


Regarding the Dead: Human Remains in the British Museum

Fletcher, Alexandra; Antoine, Daniel; Hill, J. D. eds. Regarding the Dead: Human Remains in the British Museum. London: British Museum Press; 2014.

«A key publication on the British Museum’s approach to the ethical issues surrounding the inclusion of human remains in museum collections and possible solutions to the dilemmas relating to their curation, storage, access management and display. 168 more words

British Museum

Qld police identify burnt torso found near Gympie

ABC News Bruce Atkinson 18 July 2014

Police have identified burnt human remains that were found near Gympie in southern Queensland last year.
A man’s torso was found at Cedar Pocket, east of Gympie, last September. 21 more words

Forensic Pathology

Human Head Discovered In Hempstead Yard

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) Police on Long Island made another gruesome discovery Thursday.

A human head was found in a Hempstead yard in the same area where two human arms were found last week, police told CBS 2. 523 more words


Officials: Remains Found In McLeod Co. Not Human

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that the remains found in a park near Hutchinson were not human.

The remains – which were thought to be that of a human hand – were found Wednesday by a man out with his dog. 17 more words