Remains of 11 babies found in ceiling of shuttered funeral home

Remains of 11 babies found in ceiling of shuttered funeral home

Back in April, the funeral home had been shut down by state officials after inspectors found other decomposing remains and "deplorable" conditions inside the building, located on Mack Avenue near Cadillac Boulevard.

LARA said there is still an open investigation into the funeral home and its owners.

Authorities say construction workers found the infant corpses Friday at the Cantrell Funeral Home.

The county medical examiner's office has identified some of the bodies and is notifying the families of the infants.

'I didn't know anything about that, ' she told The Detroit News.

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs spokesman Jason Moon says inspectors were called to the Cantrell Funeral Home on the city's east side. I don't know how long that's been going on there... it's very unfortunate and they definitely need to find out who put them there'. 'I really don't know how that could even have happened.

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According to Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, police have opened an investigation into the death. He gave the order following intense clashes between Israeli soldiers and anti-occupation protesters.

FOX 2 reports that Raymond Cantrell, who took over the business past year, admitted to holding preserved bodies in an attempt to accommodate people who weren't yet able to pay for their loved ones to be buried.

Naveed Syed, who now owns the property where the funeral home is located, told local news station, told WXYZ that he helped lead state inspectors to the bodies. That suspension order remains in effect as does our investigation.

Det. Lt. Burt also said detectives looking into the discovery are hoping to speak to the former owner of the funeral home and have not ruled out that other staff members may have known about the hidden bodies.

The horrors inside the old Cantrell Funeral Home had been cleansed in the spring, people thought.

The successor to the closed funeral home operates as Cantrell Funeral Services, the paper said.

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