Photo Gallery: Manhunt in Paradise
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Photo Gallery: Manhunt in Paradise

Cannibalism Clichés Racism Concerns Raised by German Man's Mysterious Death

In early October, the charred remains of a German adventurer were discovered at a campfire site on a South Pacific island. The tabloid media were quick to portray the slaying as a possible case of cannabalism on Nuku Hiva, an island historically known for human sacrifice. But locals are offended and experts say such killings are a thing of the very distant past.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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