June 9, 2023

Candace Chapman Scott, 36, pleaded not responsible to promoting greater than 20 bins of human skulls, pores and skin, hearts, arms, lungs, kidneys, penises, and a whole head to the proprietor of a personal Fb group known as “Oddities.” Apparently Scott labored for a business cremation firm.

In line with the indictment, Scott messaged the proprietor: “I comply with your web page and work and LOVE it. Simply out of curiosity, would you understand anybody out there for a totally in tact [sic], embalmed mind?”

He finally paid her greater than $10,000 for an array of organs. From NPR:

The indictment doesn’t title the customer, however separate state expenses join the case to Pennsylvania resident Jeremy Lee Pauley, age 40.

Pauley was charged by a Cumberland County legal court docket with 4 counts of receiving stolen property, meaning to take part in illegal exercise and abusing a corpse. Pauley’s lawyer didn’t instantly return NPR’s request for remark.

Police have been tipped off to Pauley’s purchases in June 2022, in accordance with a press launch saying his arrest.

In July, a caller reported discovering “human organs” and “human pores and skin” resting in three five-gallon buckets in Pauley’s basement, the press launch says.

Pauley’s Fb web page remains to be promoting a human hand and a full set of human ribs, which Pauley says got here from France.

A web site bearing his title describes him as a “preservation specialist” who “works to provide academic instruments by way of reconditioning retired medical stays.”

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