Student Writer: Two Men Accused of Stealing Skulls from Florida Cemetery


The two men that were accused of stealing skulls said that they were using it to use in religious practices of Palo Mayombe, an African-Caribbean religion related to Santeria.

These two men were arrested and accused of stealing the remains of military veterans from a Central Florida cemetery last month.

These men were by the name of Brian Montalvo Tolentino and Juan Burgos-Lopez, and they each had four counts of disturbing contents of a grave and abuse of a dead body. Burgos-Lopez was also charged with buying, selling, and trafficking dead bodies.

These men at the end of it were buying, stealing, selling, and trafficking dead bodies of military veterans.

Article from New York Times by Johnny Diaz.

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