‘Inhuman Wretches’

BODY-SNATCHING – On Sunday night last, in St Mary’s church yard,  Stockport, the grave of a newly interred corpse was desecrated, and its inmate (a young woman) carried off, without the prospect of a discovery of the inhuman wretches who perpetrated the act. 

 

Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser – Saturday 23 October, 1830
 
 
 
 
 
 

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