A woman was stopped at Munich airport after baggage control handlers found the skeleton of her brother sealed in a plastic bag in her luggage, police said Wednesday.

The 62-year-old woman and her 63-year-old friend, who both live in Italy, were hauled in by airport police Tuesday after a scan of the bag showed a human skull and other bones. The women were traveling to Italy from Brazil.

It turned out, however, that the woman was simply trying to fulfill the last wish of her brother _ who died 11 years ago in Sao Paulo, Brazil _ to be buried in Italy.

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  1. #1 Anon
    March 13, 2008

    I’m sick and tired of these motherfucking skeletons on this motherfucking plane!!


  2. #2 Romeo Vitelli
    March 13, 2008

    I guess she was tired of keeping it in the closet.

  3. #3 colin
    March 13, 2008

    Funny, I’ve never boarded a plane without my skeleton