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Corpse thieves nicked

Croatian Times

Funeral workers who systematically stole gold and jewellery from corpses have been arrested by police in Osijek.

Investigators say 16 undertakers' assistants have been held after claims that they even stole the dead's gold seconds before screwing down coffin lids.

"They would continue to steal even at the graveyard where they would treat each funeral as an opportunity to raid old coffins," said a police spokesman.




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