Skip to comments.Teeth Thief Hits Graves of Great Composers
Posted on 07/03/2012 11:57:00 AM PDT by Hunton Peck
Dentures of two of the world's most famous composers have allegedly been stolen from their graves by a Slovak man who boasts of his crimes on YouTube saying he intends to use the purloined choppers to start a museum.
Ondrej Jajcaj, the self confessed thief, says the teeth he extracted from the tombs of the famous 19th century composers Johann Strauss and Johannes Brahms will be part of an exhibition of hundreds of objects plundered from more ordinary graves.
The man was identified in Austrian media reports simply by his initials, O.J. But a search on the internet reveals Ondrej Jajcaj, who calls himself the Freedom Undertaker, taking his internet viewers on a tour of "graves of honor" in the Viennese Central Cemetery, saying that someone has opened the crypts, pointing out fresh dirt uncovered around the tombs.
In one video Jajcaj gives a tour of his macabre collection of stolen teeth and at one point narrates: "And now, we come to the major pedestal. On the top are the teeth of Johann Strauss Jr. To the left there are dentures of his wife Adele Strauss. To the right, we have rubber prosthesis of Johannes Brahms. Here, I, as an amateur have managed to build illegal historical collection of dental works."
In 2008, cemetery officials reported that some graves had been tampered with. As a result, Jajcaj was investigated by Vienna prosecutors for "disturbing the peace of the dead," but they dropped the case because the statute of limitations had run out.
Austrian police have again learned of the dastardly dental work when the alleged grave robber released...
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1. Steal famous teeth from graves.
He’ll probably waltz.
There has to be a “decomposing” joke in there, somewhere.
O.J. — Still out there looking for the real killers. Now examining dental records...