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Friday, July 24, 2009

More Unclaimed Dead

Foot_with_body_tagA recent LA Times article discusses the increased cremation rates by the LA county coroner and morgue, stating that "[t]he poor economy is taking a toll even on the dead, with an increasing number of bodies in Los Angeles County going unclaimed by families who cannot afford to bury or cremate their loved ones."  Molly Hennessy-Fiske, More bodies go unclaimed as families can't afford funeral costs, LA Times, July 21, 2009.

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tring to find out if dead father left anything behind? was search for him and he is dead.

Posted by: fred l. smith jr | Nov 5, 2009 8:35:41 AM

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