Ghost Marriage Grave Robbers Stealing Women's Corpses

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Nov. 05, 2014

In China, women's bodies are being dug up from cemeteries and used for "ghost marriages," so that dead bachelors will have companions in the afterlife. This shocking tradition is very old, but has seen a resurgence with an improved economy. With families selling the bodies of their deceased unwed daughters, and even killing women to sell them for up to 3,500, we take a closer look at the alarming trend in this Lip News video with Elliot Hill and Mark Sovel.