How Police Identified a Mummy Found in a Drag Queen’s Closet
October 14, 2022
In 1993, a mummified body was found inside a trunk at the Harlem apartment of a well-known drag queen weeks after she passed away. Dorian Corey may have been out and proud but kept a literal skeleton in the closet for over 25 years. But how did no one know about it? In this “New York Gritty” host Sal Bono explores the life and times of the "Paris is Burning" star and how cops created a science that helped them identify who the victim was long before modern technology.