They lured people to their deaths, then sold the cadavers to medical schools.
An illustration of Dr. Robert Knox.
Mrs. Hare’s lodging house, where many of the murders took place.
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The final two victims: James “Daft Jamie” Wilson (left) and Mary Docherty (right).
A large crowd attends Burke’s public execution.
Burke’s skeleton, on display at the Anatomy Museum in Edinburgh.