We usually associate the phrase Wanted, Dead or Alive with the most dangerous criminals. But it turns out that the adage can apply to all of us. And, whether we like it or not, a lot of us are worth more dead. We’re worth so much that crime victims’ parts are often harvested and sold before medical examiners have a chance to collect evidence. The LA Times with an interesting look at your aftermarket value. In the rush to harvest body parts, death investigations have been upended. “Although the companies have emphasized organ transplants, in far more cases nationwide they harvested skin, bone, fat, ligaments and other tissues that are generally not used for life-threatening conditions. Those body parts fuel a booming industrial biotech market in which a half-teaspoon of ground-up human skin is priced at $434. That product is one of those used in cosmetic surgery to plump lips and posteriors, fill cellulite dimples and enhance penises. A single body can supply raw materials for products that sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars.”