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Body Farm

DeathsDoor
May 25, 2015
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Would you visit a body farm?

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Near San Marcos, Texas, over 50 naked, dead human bodies lie in a 16-acre field. This is the Freeman Ranch, and it’s a Body Farm.

This may seem like some horrible image from a horror movie – actually, I’m thinking of one specific scene from the last season of Hannibal – but the reason this is happening is helping to solve the worst kind of crimes.

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The Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State University is studying the stages of human decomposition. There are four other body farms also currently in operation in the US.

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Viewing the combined effects of the elements, insect life and natural rotting is vital for scientists to help identify remains, whether from exposure, crime or natural causes.

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From fresh corpses to the bloated, maggot-infested, putrefied, and the driest skeletons, all stages of decay are studied and examined.

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