Ashes to Cash Crematorium Fires Worker for Stealing Gold Teeth

A crematorium in Germany has fired an employee for amassing a kilogram of gold teeth and fillings that he sifted from the ashes. Three other workers are also under investigation. The establishment has installed a CCTV camera to discourage pilfering.
Ownership of gold teeth and articifial joints after death is a legal gray area in Germany.

Ownership of gold teeth and articifial joints after death is a legal gray area in Germany.

Marijan Murat/ dpa
cro -- with wire reports
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