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The "morgue" exhibit at the Museum of Crime and Punishment. This corpse has replicas of bullet holes, knife wounds and more.
The Museum of Crime and Punishment
The "morgue" exhibit at the Museum of Crime and Punishment. This corpse has replicas of bullet holes, knife wounds and more.

For the second year in a row, the National Museum of Crime & Punishment in D.C., is offering its handcuffed tour of "Crimes of Passion." Lauren Hodges visits the exhibit to hear some local legends of lusty love...and to find out why passion and crime so often go hand-in-hand.

[Music: "Stop! In the Name of Love / Free Your Mind" by Made Famous by the Glee Cast from Karaoke Fun Time]

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