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Body Snatching at Oakland Cemetery

This is the second part of Andrew Bramlett's article on grave robbing in Georgia. See part 1. The first major attempted grave robbery at Oakland Cemetery took place after hours on December 22, 1880. Oakland guards Belcher and Hunt approached…

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“Stiff” Stealers: Grave Robbing in Atlanta

The only creatures in the cemetery at midnight were the occasional bird and two mysterious men. Determined to do their job without interruption, these men carried a large bag and shovel. The purpose of their visit was obvious: they were…

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