Wei Jinpeng stands at the spot where he keeps dead bodies tied up in the Yellow River near Changpo Village in China's Gansu Province. Wei makes a living selling the bodies to families who come to claim them. (Tom Lasseter/MCT)
Wei Jinpeng stands at the spot where he keeps dead bodies tied up in the Yellow River near Changpo Village in China's Gansu Province. Wei makes a living selling the bodies to families who come to claim them. (Tom Lasseter/MCT) Tom Lasseter / MCT
Wei Jinpeng stands at the spot where he keeps dead bodies tied up in the Yellow River near Changpo Village in China's Gansu Province. Wei makes a living selling the bodies to families who come to claim them. (Tom Lasseter/MCT) Tom Lasseter / MCT

China's dark side: On Yellow River, corpses mean cash

September 16, 2010 3:29 PM