Medicine: Pothologist's Report

The cardbinieri dragging the bottom of Lake Orta on the Swiss-Italian border in June 1950 were looking for the body of a man who had been dead six years. It seemed unlikely that they would succeed. But from the lake's cold, glacier-fed depths came a corpse in what looked like surprisingly good repair. Legal delays prevented its examination for four days, and in those days it suffered more visible change than it had during its long immersion. Even so, the U.S. Army's Pathologist Walter Lentino was able to make some positive identifications:

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