A former Mattapan funeral director is facing 278 charges over accusations of stashing a dozen bodies in a storage unit.
New Hampshire’s Senate has rejected a bill that would have allowed the chemical cremation of bodies, considered an environmentally friendly advance in mortuary science.
The New Hampshire Senate will vote on a bill next week allowing the chemical cremation of bodies using a process that dissolves bodies into a soapy liquid using lye.
An alternative to cremation that was shot down a few years ago by New Hampshire’s House is making a comeback.
New Hampshire’s House is reconsidering a new idea in mortuary science that would allow human bodies to be dissolved into a soapy liquid as an alternative to cremation.