Forty centimeters is a long way down when you’re digging a pit in the forest.
“That’s why you never find perpetrators burying a body six feet under – it’s way too much work,” quips Western Oregon University Professor Misty Weitzel to the raucous approval of her sweaty students.
These Western Oregon University students aren’t burying bodies. They’re digging them up. Weitzel assures that the bodies are not human.
“What we have are three domestic pig burials that were placed in the ground 10 years ago,” says Weitzel, who teaches criminal justice.