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Swedish morgue has janitor remove internal organs

A short-staffed morgue in Sweden is reportedly raising eyebrows by having a janitor assist with the autopsies. The janitor, who works for the hospital in southern Sweden in which the morgue is located, apparently took out the trash, and the internal organs from a number of bodies, starting last summer.

Your Daily Creepout: Russian Cemetery Expert’s Personal Corpse Collection

In 2011, Russian police detained a historian in Nizhny Novgorod, a city on the Volga River, after it was discovered that he has allegedly been keeping 29 mummified corpses in his apartment. Anatoly Moskvin, 45, has published several books, speaks 13 languages and is an expert in graveyards. Photos of the bodies found in his apartment can be seen here.

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