Woman Keeps Dead Husband’s Body In Apartment Hoping He’ll Come Back To Life
The Russian woman, along with her five children, lived in the apartment for almost three years with the body after her husband’s death.
Prosecutors in the central Yaroslavl region said the unidentified woman, described as a devout Pentecostal Christian with a psychiatric record, was so distraught when her husband died of natural causes in 2009 that she believed he “was bound to resurrect.”
An investigation was opened after the body was found in a dumpster in a plastic bag in July.
The prosecutors’ office said Monday that the woman kept the cadaver in a bed in a room of her apartment and asked her children to talk to it and feed it.