Woman Charged: Sex with a Skeleton

In a bizarre case called “quite uncommon,” a woman in Sweden is accused of using the bones of a human skeleton for sexual pleasure. She’s been charged with “violating the peace of the dead,” according to The Local, an English-language website covering Swedish news.

The underlying alleged behavior is necrophilia, an obsession with corpses typically involving sexual attraction. According to The Local:

The woman is believed to have used the human bones for sexual gratification. The evidence that the prosecution presented to the press on Tuesday included two CDs labelled "My necrophilia" and "My first experience" which contained a number of document files and pictures.

Yeah, we’re skipping the photo gallery on this one. Other evidence in the case includes pictures of morgues and documents explaining how to have sex with dead people.

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