'Ghost Marriages' Prompt Grave Robbing as Men Dig Up Brides

Four men in northwest China have been sentenced to prison for the grisly crime of digging up the corpses of 10 women and selling them for "ghost marriages." The grotesque "brides" were sold for a total of 240,000 RMB, or $38,000, according to court reports. The grave robbers were sentenced to prison terms ranging from two years and four months to two years and eight months in prison. The bodies were sought by families of men who died as bachelors. The buyers were arranging "ghost marriages," a...Full Story
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