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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It was gathered that the newborn baby and his mother were brought dead to the hospital from the police hospital, Akure and their remains were deposited at the mortuary of the government-owned hospital on Wednesday.
LFPSI provides mortuary services to the deceased and their loved ones.
Conflicting reports indicate that she may have been lying in the mortuary all this time.The post-mortem examination showed Ms Njoki sustained injuries, suggesting that she may have been a victim of a hit-and-run incident.
Legitimas, parish priest of the Immaculate Conception Parish, officiated the Mass and the renewal of the blessing of the chapel office and mortuary facility.
Frank Whyte's relatives are trying to get mortuaries improved after being left "desolate" by the condition of Spynie mortuary in Moray.
The two bodies involved in the blunder had been housed at Southport Hospital's mortuary but it is understood they were not patients of the hospital.
Attempts to revive him failed and he was taken to the Raigmore Hospital mortuary by an undertaker.
Alex asked pathologist Marjorie Turner for help and soon found herself face-to-face with a dead body in Glasgow City Mortuary.
Created by O'Connor Mortuary, the Heart & Soul Awards program is designed to recognize Orange County citizens for their passion for life and their dedication to making a difference, whether they possess a lifetime of endeavors or for a one-time inspirational achievement.
Operation Unified Response in Haiti was the first time Army mortuary affairs assets and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT) operated jointly to locate, recover, identify, and return the remains of U.S.
Mortuary attendants in Bungoma County are on the spot for releasing wrong bodies to relatives of the dead, raising fears that this might have been going on for a long time.
The hospital has appealed to those with missing loved ones to visit and establish if they are among those in the mortuary.