Stuffed into boxes and freezers, some 63 unexplained fetuses have now been discovered at two Detroit area funeral homes sparking grisly concerns of a second Kermit Gosnell-style scandal.
Detroit Police executed a search warrant at a west-side funeral home near Wayne State University and removed 63 remains of fetuses, police said, while custody of the remains â€” found at the Perry Funeral Home, on Trumbull just north of Warren Avenue â€” was turned over to state investigators, who immediately declared the business closed and its license suspended, according to a statement from Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
Of the grisly total, 36 fetuses were stored in boxes and another 27 were found in freezers, police said. Fridayâ€™s discovery of the decomposed remains followed a similar grisly finding last week at the defunct Cantrell Funeral Home on Detroitâ€™s east side, where 11 infantsâ€™ remains were...
Many funeral homes, simply cannot afford to remain in business based on pay as you go, and thus do not embalm bodies that theyâ€™re overwhelmed with. The cost to embalm and prepare a body does not match the lack of money people have or lack of life insurance people donâ€™t have. Thus, bodies stack up, work is not done and paying customers have to get in line with all other cases.