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The Lost Corpse of Stephen Dembroski

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:



A haunting in Reading

When Harry Angstadt's daughter saw the face of her dead father peering out at her from a second-story window, it created a sensation in Reading. The following comes from the May 11, 1909 edition of the Williamsport Sun Gazette: