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Posted: 9/14/2004 9:10:04 PM EST
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian police have arrested a man who exhumed, cooked and ate part of his grandson's corpse, police said Monday.

Police spokeswoman Brenda Muntemba said a hunter found the man eating pieces of flesh in a graveyard in Milambo, 600 km (370 miles) north of the capital Lusaka.

"The man exhumed a corpse and cut off some flesh which he cooked in a pot and started eating ... we went to the grave of his grandson and verified that he had exhumed the body," Muntemba told Reuters.

Muntemba said police had no idea why the man, who had no history of madness, had started eating his grandson, who died in July. The man was charged with interfering with a dead body and also for trespass in the graveyard.
Link Posted: 9/14/2004 9:12:38 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/14/2004 9:29:59 PM EST
Business as usual in Africa.
Link Posted: 9/14/2004 9:42:12 PM EST
What , he did'nt have anything better to do? Wow.
Link Posted: 9/14/2004 9:52:31 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/14/2004 9:57:45 PM EST
send more money over there..............................
Link Posted: 9/14/2004 10:04:01 PM EST
Saw a show in the history channel about cannibalism once. This was something they said was common. Guess it made the eater feel as if the relative was part of them forever.

Weird.
Link Posted: 9/14/2004 10:18:35 PM EST
Soilent green is people ya know.
Link Posted: 9/14/2004 10:21:57 PM EST
One would "think" they would want "fresh" meat..
Not old and nasty "guessing?"

Wolf
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