We were watching the latest episode of American Pickers. The person they were picking from his late father was into circus and sideshow memoribilia. You know what a shipping truck looks like. Well often times on these shows folks have them in their backyard minus the cab. Its just the container.

Inside was a stuffed python and a wax Elvis. Mike paid 600 for the wax Elvis, it seriously did not look like him. Well Mike and Frank were shown a tall case. The owner opened it and inside glass and behind the glass a mummified dead woman murdered in 1925.She has been on exhibit from.the 30s to mid70s then the owners father bought out this collection with the mummified woman.

http://www.sideshowworld.com/110-Mummy/Marie-MM/O-DayA.html

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Why didn’t Mike and Frank, who thankfully did not make an offer to buy, say “Why don’t we help you find the woman’s descendents or relatives so she can have a proper burial not rest in a truck’s storage bin.”.

Instead the son closed the case and they walked out.

Anyone familiar with this murder case? I never heard of it. Also how is it legal to possess a dead body let alone exhibit it?

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I hope this episode spurs someone to go to North Carolina and give her a proper burial back home.