Body found months later decaying in funeral home - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Body found months later decaying in funeral home

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(WMC-TV) - A local funeral home is facing fines after keeping a decaying body for five months.

According to the affidavit, Family Mortuary, Incorporated is facing a $1,000 penalty after rotting human remains were discovered at the home.

Officials said the reason the employees gave for keeping the body for so many months was because the family was unable or unwilling to pay for the funeral services.

The violations range from immoral or unprofessional conduct to failing to not providing a license upon inspection.

The funeral home has five different violations.

Family Mortuary, Inc. is located at the following address:

878 Jackson Avenue

Memphis, TN 38107

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