I BELIEVE: Vampire Skeletons Found in Bulgaria
Bulgaria is apparently home to 100 ‘vampire’ burials. Here’s a pic of the latest one that was found in the Black Sea town of Sozopol.
From the Mirror News Article:
Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed two skeletons dating back to the the Middle Ages with iron rods pierced through their chest to supposedly stop them from turning into vampires.
According to pagan beliefs, people who were considered bad had a stake stabbed through their heart, to stop them from turning into vampires.
National history museum chief Bozhidar Dimitrov said: “These two skeletons stabbed with rods illustrate a practice which was common in some Bulgarian villages up until the first decade of the 20th century.
“I do not know why an ordinary discovery like that became so popular. Perhaps because of the mysteriousness of the word “vampire”.
So it looks like murder was okay in Bulgaria as long as you claimed the person was a vampire first. I really hope they checked their facts first.