The Lost Corpse of Stephen Dembroski

Dunmore, as it appeared in the early 1900s


In 1903, Stephen Dembroski died in a Dunmore boarding house, but when the authorities came to claim the man's body, they discovered it had been stolen. One witness claimed she had seen an unidentified man carry away the corpse in a basket.

From the March 26, 1903 edition of the Wilkes-Barre Record:



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