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Dead woman married twice in China


Feb 22, 2012 at 10:57am IST

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Beijing Investigators in China's Hebei province are shocked after coming across a bizarre incident in which a woman's corpse was married twice.

During 2012 Spring Festival , a family surnamed Wu sold their daughter's dead body for 35,000 yuan ($5,557) to a man surnamed Liu who wanted to perform a "yin marriage" - a marriage between two dead bodies - between the Wu's daughter and Liu's younger brother, the Global Times reported.

After the 'wedding', the two deceased lovebirds were buried in a single tomb.

Dead woman married twice in China

Wu sold their daughter's dead body to a Liu who wanted to perform a "yin marriage",a marriage between two dead bodies.

But later it was discovered that the tomb had been destroyed and Wu's body was missing. Enraged, Liu immediately reported about the disappearance of his missing "sister-in-law" to the police.

A few weeks later, police tracked down five men, accusing them of exhuming and stealing the body of the girl to marry her off again, for a sum of 30,000 yuan, to another family, surnamed Li.

This family was also in search of a corpse for one of their deceased male family members.

The case is being further probed.

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