Funeral Operator Let Corpses Decompose Before Burial

June 28, 2011
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WHAT: A funeral director in Australia stands accused of allowing bodies to decompose before cremation or burial because he failed to refrigerate the bodies in his care.

HOW DISCOVERED: According to News.Com.Au, a funeral director in Brisbane was reportedly being investigated for loading his hearse with bodies and driving eight hours away for cut-rate cremations.

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WHY: Funeral operators in the Australian province of Queensland are neither licensed nor regulated and are not required to join any sort of industry association.

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