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Cannibalism? Fears Of A Nightmare Fate For German Missing On Dream Island

Charred bones and teeth found in a campfire in a remote part of Nuku Hiva, a French Polynesian island, may be all that's left of a missing German man. Details of case remain murky, but already some suspect the 40-year-old world traveler was not o

The island of Nuku Hiva and the missing German, Stephan R.
The island of Nuku Hiva and the missing German, Stephan R.

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As early as 1842, American writer Herman Melville raved about the beauty of Nuku Hiva, the largest of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia – and described its inhabitants as tattooed cannibals. Fast forward 170 years. A German visiting the island has gone missing, and human remains have been discovered in an extinguished campfire. The worst is feared.

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