About 63 fetuses and infants have been removed from a Detroit funeral home, the second facility where remains have been improperly disposed. An anonymously written letter led MI inspectors to find badly decomposed remains of 11 infants hidden in a ceiling compartment of the shuttered Detroit funeral home.
The incident comes about a week after the badly decomposed bodies of 11 babies were found hidden in a false ceiling at a different funeral home in the MI city.
"We have tremendous work today", the police chief said.
The license for the funeral home and the license of its director Gary Deak have since been suspended.
"This is deeply disturbing", Detroit Police Chief James Craig told reporters on Friday.
Perry Funeral Home is the second such facility in Detroit where fetuses have been found.
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Some of the remains date back to 2015, according to LARA, which described the funeral home as being in "heinous conditions and negligent conduct".
The find came a week after the remains of 10 foetuses and one infant were discovered at Detroit's defunct Cantrell Funeral Home.
After the remains of 10 fetuses and one infant were found on October 12, a cadaver-trained police dog searched the building and no additional bodies were located, Detroit Police Lt. Brian Bowser said. The investigation into that felony charge - failure to supervise the final disposition of a dead body within 180 days - will involve an interview with Raymond Cantrell II, who owned the former funeral home, Craig said.
Cantrell did not respond to CNN's request for comment. In some cases, the home embalmed remains without the knowledge or consent of the families, the department said.
The funeral home was also accused of several licensing and financial violations, the agency said.
In the meantime, there even more questions - like what's happening with the hundreds of cremated remains from Cantrell Funeral Home.