Head of F.W. Murnau stolen in possible ritual

F.W. MurnauFrom The Daily Mail:

Grave robbers have broken into the tomb of acclaimed horror movie pioneer FW Murnau and stolen his head.

Thieves went to great lengths to break into Murnau’s metal coffin and steal his skull, which was interred in a family plot at a cemetery in Stahnsdorf near Berlin.

A strange wax residue is understood to have been discovered at the gravesite, sparking speculation that the thieves may have taken the head as part of a shocking occult ritual.

German-born Murnau, who directed the 1922 silent vampire film classic Nosferatu – an adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, died in a car crash in the Californian city of Santa Barbara in 1931, aged 42.

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