The preserved bodies of three crewman from the ill-fated Franklin Expedition were exhumed from the permafrost of Beechey Island in 1984 to determine cause of death. Autopsy and toxicology analysis of John Torrington, John Hartnell and William Braine showed evidence of lead poisoning, which is believed to have come from cans the food was stored in on board their ships. http://www.cultofweird.com #cannibalism
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