Detroit: Too broke to bury their dead

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DETROIT (CNNMoney.com) – At 1300 E. Warren St., you can smell the plight of Detroit.

Inside the Wayne County morgue in midtown Detroit, 67 bodies are piled up, unclaimed, in the freezing temperatures. Neither the families nor the county can afford to bury the corpses. So they stack up inside the freezer…

This is awful. Years ago you would just have needed a couple of strong men and a spade.

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