mortuary


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mortuary

a building where dead bodies are kept before cremation or burial

morgue, mortuary

A room or building for the holding and/or identification of dead bodies prior to burial or cremation.
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Bilal said that a sudden rush was witnessed as normally some 40 to 50 bodies were brought at this mortuary in a day but in the last 24 hours this figure had risen upto 200.
Anwer Kazmi, the Edhi Foundation spokesman, said that usually one compartment of the mortuary can accommodate 150 bodies and, when the need arises, an extended facility had been opened.
Details of the deceased could not be verified except the date of demise entered as June 9, 2012 in the mortuary records.
A borough council spokesman told the Gazette the local man doesn't want to reveal his identity at present, or the amount he's paid for the former mortuary.
Alex returned to the mortuary last week and recalled: "I started coming down here years before my first book was published for information to authenticate it.
Most of the corpses that enter the mortuary are of people who have died an untimely death, meeting their end in accidents or in the course of violent arguments.
The Unmasking the Mysteries Tours, which takes participants on an enlightening behind-the-scenes tour of O'Connor Mortuary and its facilities to “demystify” the stigma surrounding mortuaries.
Two of UHW's licences were suspended after a non-routine inspection of the mortuary on July 30 revealed "serious concerns" about practices, procedures and the suitability of premises, which did not comply with its standards.
Wilmat - which specialises in the design and manufacture of materials handling equipment - has been working with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester to develop specialist equipment to help mortuary staff carry out their work without harming themselves or compromising the dignity of the deceased.
Jan Williams, chief executive of Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust, said: "We are very pleased that the HTA has recognised the substantial amount of time and resources the trust has invested to bring the mortuary premises and systems up to the required standards.
WORK on a BD500,000 facelift of Salmaniya Medical Complex's (SMC) mortuary is set to begin in the next few weeks.
Pen-pushers have levied a charge of pounds 30 plus VAT to view bodies in a hospital mortuary.