Bodysnatching was a common practice in the 19th century, when corpses were secretly removed from burial sites for dissection and study in medical schools. The body snatchers were also called resurrectionists and resurrection men – the most famous being Edinburgh’s Burke and Hare.
JOSIE PALMER reveals Great Yarmouth has a dark history of body snatchers, the most famous being Thomas Vaughan
MJ STEEL COLLINS speaks to Suzie Lennox about her fascination for Britain's Forgotten Bodysnatchers….
MJ STEEL COLLINS tells us about those nasty Edinburgh bodysnatchers turned murderers Burke and Hare
Historical horror Flesh and the Fiends 1960 impresses with memorable cast and atmospheric and restrained re-telling of the infamous Burke and Hare story