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Mortuary Abuse Is Not That Uncommon

California Mortuary Shut Down After Decomposing Bodies Found in Warehouse ROHNERT PARK, CA -- March 9, 2007 -- City attorneys won a temporary restraining order prohibiting Abby Chapel of the Redwoods Mortuary from operating and from storing bodies in a rented warehouse. Decomposing bodies had been discovered at the facility,...

Inspection of Georgia Crematories Ineffective

Cremation Case WALKER COUNTY, GEORGIA -- March 1, 2002 -- The devastating discovery that Tri-State, a Georgia crematory, had left hundreds of bodies to decay highlights the need to scrutinize the funeral industry more carefully. Limited inspection of crematories and lack of strong state regulations can easily lead to abuse...