On a roasting day in California, a former television repairman named Bob Nelson drove his truck into the desert to perform a bizarre funeral ritual.
He had left behind four human corpses, crammed into a metal cylinder and stored in a Los Angeles crypt.
For months, Nelson had attempted to preserve them in dry ice and liquid nitrogen but his attempts had failed.
He was now going to abandon the bodies in the crypt.
But first, to salve his conscience, Nelson staged a private ceremony of farewell…