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Heartbreaking Discovery: Police Find 11 Infant Bodies Hidden in Former Funeral Home

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Published on October 13, 2018 - Duration: 00:50s

Heartbreaking Discovery: Police Find 11 Infant Bodies Hidden in Former Funeral Home

In Detroit, a gruesome discovery at a former funeral home when police find the bodies of 11 babies stored away.

Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.

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Heartbreaking Discovery: Police Find 11 Infant Bodies Hidden in Former Funeral Home

In Detroit, a gruesome discovery at this former funeral home.????Renovation inspectors calling police after finding the bodies of 11 babies stored away in a lowered ceiling at the Cantrell Funeral Home.????Police finding nine badly decomposed bodies inside a box and two more inside a small casket.????Authorities now working to identify those remains to notify parents, a difficult process especially since some appear to have been stillborn.????Reuters has found this isn’t the first time the funeral home has come under scrutiny.

In April state regulators found embalmed bodies in an unrefrigerated garage.????The funeral home was shut down that month due to licensing and financial violations.

It’s now being converted into a community center while police investigate the funeral home’s owners.

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