Unformatted text preview: and a swift kick to the head, it seemed as if he was finished, and the conspirators proceeded to dispose of the body. There is good evidence at this point to suggest Yusupov, who was quite upset at how far from the plan the assassination had gone at this point, proceeded to beat and, perhaps, castrate the corpse. Finally, at around 5:30 in the morning, the body was disposed of over the Petrovsky bridge. Hilariously enough, once the body was found and an autopsy was preformed water was found in the lungs, which may have meant that Rasputin was still alive until he drowned in the river. A recent study concluded that the third shot (to the head) was what killed him. Yusopov and his conspirators were found and exiled, and the investigation was still ongoing when the revolution occurred and put paid to investigating anything about the Imperial family....
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- Fall '10
- Nicholas II of Russia, Grigori Rasputin, Rasputin, Felix Yusupov, Prince Felix Yusupov