German scientists have solved the mystery of the mummy of the priest whose body had not decomposed for nearly 300 years.
Reports mir24.tv Andreas Nerlich and forensic experts Peter Hofer and Oliver Peschel from the University of Munich a few months examined the remains of the Austrian parish vicar Franz Xavier Sindler background Rosangela, who died in 1746. Experts put the task to find out the reason why the priest’s body is perfectly preserved after almost three centuries.
The result was that the man had tuberculosis and died due to bleeding in the area of the right lung. According to scientists, the body of the vicar are well preserved after death because of the special method of disposal.
“The body Rosangela stuffed with scraps of fabric, branches and chips, and then moved to a crypt, climatic conditions which guarantee the mummification”, – told the experts.