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Rust In Peace

Kathryn Quinn

Archaeologists have told how more than 100 'vampire' corpses have been unearthed in graves across Bulgaria during historic excavations.

Expert Bozhidar Dimitrov has told how Medieval clerics buried people considered evil only after they had been stabbed though the heart with a giant iron stake.

Then the stake was left on their bodies to prevent them rising as vampires after they'd been buried.

Dimitrov - head of the Bulgarian Natural History Museum - said after the discovery of two new bodies at a site in Sozopol: "These people were believed to be evil while they were alive."

"Once they were dead, it was believed that they would become vampires and continue to torment people," he added.

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