Carl Tanzler

Carl Tanzler

A 54-year-old German x-ray technician named Carl Tanzler fell in love with a dying 20-year-old Tuberculosis patient named Maria Elena Milagro de Hoyos. After she died, he exhumed her body and began a romantic relationship with her corpse. He kept the corpse in his broken “airship” while he tried bringing her back from the dead.

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