Brits take more trips into zones of death
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.