Police in Northern Ireland are facing questions after confirmation they stored human body parts from people who died under suspicious circumstances without alerting families.
Relatives are now being contacted, with police acknowledging the revelation will be an "incredibly difficult time" for the families bereaved over a 40-year period.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) declined to confirm the number of cases involved, but the figure has been placed at 67, and is said to include murder cases from the Troubles.
Whilst a few spare human skulls might come in handy for ceremonial purposes down at the lodge, I can't imagine why they were holding onto to other body parts for over 40 years. In all likelihood, I probably don't want to know either.