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Family Sues Mortuary After Body Left in Garage 2 Years

Remains of 3 others were also found

(Newser) - After 50-year-old Brigitte Godfrey died of an asthma attack in March of 2013, her family contacted Living Waters Funeral Home near Chicago to cremate the body, reports Courthouse News Service . That never happened: Two years later, Godfrey's corpse was found with three other bodies and a bag of organs... More »

2K Aborted Fetuses Found in Thai Temple

Count soars as police charge woman, 2 morticians in case

(Newser) - Some 2,002 aborted fetuses have now been discovered in a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, up from the 340 reported earlier . “We think that they might have arrived here about a year ago,” said the head of the investigation team. Authorities have arrested a woman on charges of... More »

340 Fetuses Found in Thailand Temple

Police say they're from illegal abortions

(Newser) - More than 340 fetuses were discovered in a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, the result of an illegal abortion operation, CNN reports. Abortion is illegal in Thailand except in certain cases, so illegal clinics must dispose of fetuses clandestinely. Buddhist temples commonly have morticians that prepare bodies for cremation, so the... More »

10 Careers With Staying Power

Career site lists the jobs that won't wear out before you do

(Newser) - For most people job security is a thing of the past, and obsolescence a looming threat.  Happily though, there are some roles that never go out of style. lists the most unshakable jobs, along with median annual income.
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