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Haunted Hoosier History: Indianapolis Grave Robbers, 1902

On September 30, 1902, the Indianapolis Journal reported on “one of the most remarkable cases of grave robbing ever known” in Indianapolis.  Authorities arrested a ring of grave robbers who were supplying corpses to Dr. Joseph C. Alexander, an anatomy professor at the Central Medical College.

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The Indianapolis Journal, September 30, 1902. Hoosier State Chronicles.