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Remains found in investigation of funeral director
BOSTON (AP) — Investigators looking into an unlicensed Massachusetts funeral director accused of stealing from customers said Thursday they have found human remains in a rented storage unit, a day after finding cremated remains at another storage facility linked to him.
Funeral girl lost attendance reward
A school apologises after a pupil was left out of a reward for 100% attendance because she went to her mother's funeral.
Local funeral homes offer pet cremation, burials
Funeral homes in the St. Louis suburbs have announced they will begin offering services for pets. The (Alton) Telegraph is reporting that funeral homes in Alton and Bethalto both say they're starting to offer families several options as to how to commemorate their beloved animals.
Officials: Unlicensed mortician had remains of 50
BOSTON (AP) — An unlicensed funeral director accused of stealing more than $12,000 from an elderly couple could face more charges after authorities found 12 bodies and the cremated remains of more than 40 others in two self-storage units he rented, authorities said Friday.
Funeral home owners charged with abuse of corpse
The people accused of leaving bodies inside a funeral home after it shut down are now facing criminal charges.
Funeral held for 6 slain family members in Texas
Six white caskets containing the bodies of a suburban Houston couple and four of their five children were wheeled into a church Wednesday for funeral services not far from where the family was gunned down at their home a week ago.