The Elephant Man’s Final Mystery

In a London cemetery, an author discovered the resting place of Joseph Merrick

The skeleton of Joseph Merrick, known as the Elephant Man, has been preserved at the Royal London Hospital ever since 1890, the year of his death. But author Jo Vigor-Mungovin said she’s made a discovery: Merrick’s final resting place is in an unmarked grave in the City of London Cemetery.

Joseph Merrick, photographed in 1889, the year before his death. Source: Wikipedia.

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