(London Daily Mail) In a bizarre twist of fate, the remains of the ‘Angel of Death’ Josef Mengele, the Nazi doctor responsible for torturing and killing thousands of concentration camp inmates, will be picked apart in scientific experiments that millions will agree have come 70 years too late.
The Brazilian doctor responsible for carrying out the exhumation and forensic examination - which positively identified the German war criminal was the man buried in an anonymous Sao Paulo grave in 1985 - won the right this month to keep the Auschwitz killer’s abandoned bones for medical research.
In a televised report on Brazilian TV last weekend, Dr Daniel Romero Muniz cut open the plastic sack containing Mengele’s parts and took out the executioner’s skull and bones for the first time in 30 years.
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Dr Muniz, a professor of medicine at the University of Sao Paulo now plans to donate the ruthless killer’s skeleton to student doctors for use as part of their medical education.