What is exhumation?

  • (noun): The act of digging up something (especially a corpse) that has been buried.
    Synonyms: disinterment, digging up

Some articles on exhumation:

George Gipp - Exhumation and Controversy
... A sports author who was present at the exhumation said it was requested by Rick Frueh, the grandson of one of Gipp's sisters ... Other Gipp relatives claim exhumation was conducted in a manner and under circumstances that are subject to legal action for damages ...
J. Frank Dalton - The Mt. Olivet Cemetery Exhumation (July 17-19, 1995)
... Washington University Law School) supervised the exhumation of Jesse James' purported grave in Mt ... The primary conclusion the Starrs exhumation team came to in their report was (quoting from page 175 of the report) "There is no scientific basis whatsoever for ... Duke and many other critics of this exhumation have pointed out that, according to the canons of forensic science, the "chain of custody" of the actual ...
Tuzk-e-Taimuri - Legacy - Exhumation
... case, two days after Gerasimov had begun the exhumation, Adolf Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa, the largest military invasion of all time, upon the U.S.S ...
Zulema Yoma - Controversies
... corpse buried in the tomb of the Islamic cemetery is not that of his son, reclaiming an exhumation ... that the test should be made from the body of her son, to support her claims for the exhumation of the body mentioned above ... While Menem agreed to DNA testing, he refused to proceed with the exhumation ...