Did Marilyn Monroe’s body really go missing for six hours after her death?

It has been rumoured that Marilyn Monroe’s body went missing for several hours following her death on August 4, 1962.

One of the mysteries that have followed the famed Hollywood actress is the alleged disappearance of her body following her untimely death at the age of 36. 

Marilyn’s body was found by Eunice Murray, her housemaid who called her doctor and the two broke her door down to discover her nude and lying facedown, dead from an overdose. It is rumoured that in the time that it took between Marilyn’s body being discovered and her body being prepared for autopsy, her body was missing for several hours – but is this true or just a rumour? 

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