Brits take more trips into zones of death

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MORE and more Brits are go­ing on MUR­DER hol­i­days, ac­cord­ing to new re­search.

Boffins say there’s been a mas­sive rise in ‘Dark Tourism’, where pun­ters swap Benidorm to visit the scenes of grisly geno­cides or grue­some se­rial killings in­stead.

The prac­tise is so pop­u­lar a new re­search in­sti­tute into the trend has been opened at the Univer­sity of Cen­tral Lan­cashire.

Co-founder Dr Philip Stone said: “The in­sti­tute aims to pro­vide an eth­i­cal frame­work to look at the pack­ag­ing and com­mod­i­fi­ca­tion of death.”

In Cam­bo­dia you can visit the Killing Fields, where mil­lions of in­no­cent vic­tims were slaugh­tered at the hands of evil dic­ta­tor Pol Pot in the 1970s.

Mean­while, in Mil­wau­kee, USA, you can go on the Jef­frey Dah­mer walk­ing tour, tak­ing in the sights where the se­rial killer slayed and ATE 17 vic­tims.

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