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Cops nab gold teeth tomb raiders

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Cops nab gold teeth tomb raiders
The thieves were caught trying to sell teeth at a local gold trading shop. Photo: Ute Vogel
10:43 CET+01:00
Two cemetery workers in Navarre have been arrested for allegedly plucking gold teeth from dead bodies.
The workers at the cemetery in Eibar took the teeth from corpses in the community famous for its weapons industry, reported the Diario de Navarra on Tuesday.
 
Navarre authorities said the men had been nabbed for handling stolen goods.
 
They were arrested after a routine police inspection of the records a gold trading shop, said officials involved in the case.
 
Eibar police station told The Local a press release will appear shortly.
 
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