Joseph O'Donnell (Photo from Suffolk DA)

Ex-Funeral Director Faces 278 Charges For Allegedly Stashing Bodies

A former Mattapan funeral director is facing 278 charges over accusations of stashing a dozen bodies in a storage unit.


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NH Senate Rejects Bill To Allow Dissolving Corpses In Liquid

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.


Bellevue Cemetery in Lawrence

NH Senate To Vote On Cremation Alternative That Dissolves Bodies To Liquid

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.



NH Considers Cremation Alternative That Dissolves Bodies To Liquid

An alternative to cremation that was shot down a few years ago by New Hampshire’s House is making a comeback.


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NH Reconsiders Lifting Ban On ‘Dissolving’ Corpses

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.