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A woman pulled off quite the gutsy move in an Austrian airport when she tried smuggling her husband’s intestines through customs AP
Delta Air Lines passenger retrieves his luggage after arriving at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta on Monday, Jan. 4, 2010. Air travelers flying into the United States from Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Yemen and other "countries of interest" are subject to enhanced screening techniques, such as full-body pat-downs, carry-on bag searches, full-body scanning and explosive detection technology. Additionally, ALL passengers on U.S.-bound international flights are supposed to be subject to random screening. (AP Photo/Erik S. Lesser)

A Moroccan woman pulled off maybe one of the gutsiest moves in airport history when she tried smuggling her husband’s intestines through airport security in Graz, Austria.

According to the Associated Press, the woman was questioned by police after an Austrian customs official discovered tightly sealed plastic containers full of intestines and formaldehyde in the woman’s suitcase.

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Though Moroccan authorities determined an abdominal obstruction was responsible for her husband’s death, the unidentified woman told police that she was bringing his intestines into Austria to have them tested for poison.

The intestinal tissue is being subjected to a pathological analysis.

Richard Thompson is an associate editor at Rare. Follow him on Twitter @RThompson_91 

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