Officials say a Southwest Airlines worker stumbled across a few boxes of human heads at the Little Rock, Ark., airport.

It turns out the heads found June 9 were bound for a medical laboratory in Fort Worth, Texas. But Pulaski County coroner Garland Camper says he’s waiting for records showing the heads were legally obtained and were being legally shipped.

Camper says the 40 to 60 whole and partial heads are at the county morgue.

Southwest Airlines spokesman Chris Mainz says the airline called police and refused to ship them because they were not packaged and labeled properly.

The heads were being shipped by JLS Consulting LLC of Conway, Ark. JLS founder Janice Hepler said they’re to be used in a continuing-education program for doctors.


——— Information from: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette,

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