July 25, 2019 – In Breaking News – NEW YORK POST
Buckets of body parts, a cooler filled with male genitalia and a woman’s head sewn onto a male torso “like Frankenstein” were found by FBI agents during a raid on an Arizona body donation center, a new lawsuit reveals.
The stomach-churning scene was discovered by FBI agents at the now-shuttered Biological Resource Center in 2014 as part of a multi-state investigation into the illegal trafficking and sale of human body parts, as reported by the Arizona Republic.
(The FBI has released new documents describing new details in the case of what is described as a “human chop shop” in Phoenix. Courtesy of ABC15 Arizona and YouTube. Posted on Jul 20, 2019.)
Details of the grim find were revealed in a lawsuit filed against the center this week by 33 plaintiffs whose loved ones’ bodies were donated to the facility under the guise they would be used for scientific purposes.
In his declaration in the civil suit, former FBI special agent Mark Cwynar described the “various unsettling scenes” that awaited cops, including “a bucket of heads, arms and legs” and “a cooler filled with male genitalia.”
Agents also found “infected heads,” a small woman’s head sewn onto a large male torso and hanging on a wall “like Frankenstein,” and body parts stacked on top of one another with no identification tags.
(An investigation allegedly shows bodies donated to science were dismembered, sold for profit and in some cases were used for automobile crash testing. Courtesy of True Crime Daily and YouTube. Posted on Jun 10, 2016.)
Biological Resource Center specialized in the free pickup of deceased loved ones for families in exchange for their bodies, to be used for scientific research.
Instead, the company sold body parts to various middlemen for profit.
A 2013 price list included in the civil court filing indicates a whole boy with no shoulders or head could be purchased for $2,900 while a whole spine retailed for $950.
(Family members say their deceased loved ones were not treated with respect and were tricked into believing their bodies would be used for disease research and organ donation, however, the FBI found ‘bucket of heads, arms and legs,’ bodies sewn together at body donation facility, agent says CNN. Courtesy of abc4utah and YouTube. Posted on Jul 25, 2019.)
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The Detroit Division of the FBI is conducting an investigation into the activities of the following human body donation companies/programs:
Biological Resource Center (Phoenix, Arizona)
Biological Resource Center of Illinois (Rosemont/Schiller Park, Illinois)
International Biological, Inc. (Detroit, Michigan)
Arthroscopy Association of North America (Schiller Park, Illinois)
Anatomical Service, Inc. (Schiller Park, Illinois)
If you or your organization acquired human anatomical material from any of these companies or if you were involved in the donation of a loved one to any of these organizations, we would like your assistance in obtaining more information that will aid in the investigation.
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