Rosa Luxemburg Mystery Continues Berlin Authorities Seize Corpse for Pre-Burial Autopsy

A mystery emerged in May when a doctor in Berlin discovered a torso stored for decades in his hospital's basement that appeared to belong to left-wing icon Rosa Luxemburg. Berlin authorities have now seized the corpse to perform a final autopsy before placing it in the grave that has borne her name since 1919.
If Berlin officials have their way, Rosa Luxemburg's body might finally make it to the grave that has borne her name for 90 years.

If Berlin officials have their way, Rosa Luxemburg's body might finally make it to the grave that has borne her name for 90 years.

Foto: Markus Schreiber/ AP
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