Wrong Body Cremated in Ohio|YourFuneralGuy

27 Mar

A wrong body was sent for cremation, this time in Dayton, Ohio. The Culprit was not a Funeral Home but a Coroner this time. Mortuary and Morgue workers sometimes make this type costly and heartful mistake. Cremations cannot be undone.

One of two Ohio plane crash victims was mistakenly cremated when a county coroner mixed up the victims’ wallets at the crash site.
Dayton, United States – Dr. James Davis, Montgomery County Coroner, acknowledged the mix-up after one family received the wrong personal belongings.

via www.digitaljournal.com

There is nothing that brings on a lawsuit faster in the death care and funeral industry than doing something to a body you are not suppose to. As in this case  what usually happens is that a body is wrongly identified.

That comes down to the wrong toe tag. When you die usually the first thing that happens when you arrive at the funeral home, coroner or medical examiners office is to be given a toe tag. The Toe Tag has your name on it(hopefully).

Funeral Industry|Funeral News|Funeral Blog by Your Funeral Guy.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: