— A man who allegedly stole human brain samples from an Indianapolis
medical history museum is facing new charges.
The Marion County
Prosecutor's Office filed two additional counts of burglary and an
additional count of theft Monday against 21-year-old David Charles of
Indianapolis in connection with break-ins at the Indiana Medical History
A probable cause
affidavit says evidence recovered from the crime scene by a specialist
with the Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency included a
bloody fingerprint of Charles' left pinkie finger.
was arrested Dec. 16. Court documents allege he broke into the museum
several times, stole jars of preserved brain samples and other tissue from
long-dead psychiatric patients, and sold them online.