"Who were 'Resurrection men' and what do they do?"

Medical practitioners need dead bodies for their study, during the earlier times (1700-1800) dead bodies were being bought from 'body snatchers' who stole corpses from grave yard, they are popularly called as 'Resurrection men',some times they were too impatient until the victim dies, so they used to murder them before they die.

The most notorious men of this kind were 'William Burke' and William hare' who used to supply fresh bodies to Edinburgh's medical students in the 1820's.


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