Art Imitates Life... / by Jason Nunes

Michael Mastromarino appears in a New York courtroom for a sentencing hearing, Thursday, June 12, 2008, after pleading guilty for looting hundreds of corpses and selling the parts for millions of dollars. Mastromarino's company, Biomedical Tissue Services, shipped the bones, skin and tendons to tissue processors that wasn't medically screened and without permission from the deceased's families. They were sold around the country for dental implants, knee and hip replacements and other procedures. (AP Photo/Jesse Ward, Pool)
From The AP:
NEW YORK - The mastermind behind a multimillion-dollar scheme to loot hundreds of corpses and sell their body parts apologized Thursday to families of the victims and thousands of tissue recipients.

One of the cases that was the inspiration for my dark comedy screenplay Resurrection Men is in the news.