Skulls discovered in well at MCV in 1994 during construction project.
Shawn O. Utsey, Chair, Department of African American Studies, VCU
Chris Baker with skull. He was a grave robber employed by MCV as the dissection room attendant.____Special Collections and Archives
Posted: Friday, November 11, 2011 12:00 am
The old bones unearthed in a well at the Medical College of Virginia 17 years ago are rising again.
Their story will be told in a new documentary by a Virginia Commonwealth University professor who said he wants to find a way to memorialize the bones — the remains of cadavers stolen by grave robbers from black cemeteries more than a century ago.
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