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January 29, 2006

Body-Harvesting Scandal Causes Shock, Anger

A macabre scandal has spread from a body-harvesting lab in New Jersey to hospitals as far away as Florida, Nebraska and Texas as hundreds of people discover that they have received tissue and bone carved from looted corpses, not least the cadaver of Alistair Cooke, the late and erudite host of PBS's "Masterpiece Theatre." (Washington Post)

Posted by news editor at 01:38 PM