Coroners Van Has Rather Unfortunate Door Malfunction

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK

A door malfunction on a coroner's van has led to a rather macabre traffic incident in Philadelphia. A dead body on a gurney rolled from the vehicle...

Reclusive Woman's Body Eaten By Cats

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK

The body of a reclusive woman was eaten by her cats after it lay undiscovered in her home for several weeks, an inquest has heard. Horrified offic...

Grave Concerns: Who Owns a Corpse

Helen Gaskell | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK
Helen Gaskell

My mind has been much exercised recently after reading about a case which has come to light in Edinburgh. It involved a local council and the mummified corpses of an elderly couple. Following their deaths, in 1987 and 1994 respectively, their son had them embalmed in the hope that their family home might be turned into a mausoleum.

Coffin-Shaped Pasty Advert Slammed By Obesity Campaigners

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK

An advert by animal rights activists Peta featuring a coffin-shaped pasty has been slammed by obesity campaigners as a "laughable" endeavour to highli...

Mystery Of Washed-Up Corpse Found On Blackpool Beach

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK

Mystery shrouds the washed-up body of a tattooed man allegedly found with £3,000 in his pocket, after it emerged the man is "extremely unlikely" to b...