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Body Donation Law Would Change Under House Bill

People can currently donate their bodies to one of three medical schools – Michigan State University, University of Michigan or Wayne State University – which then allocate some donations to other schools and hospitals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2014

Social Security checks at a U.S. Treasury printing facility (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Woman Who Lived With Corpse In Chair Pleads Guilty

A Jackson, Michigan woman who lived for months with her friend’s corpse has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors that is expected to keep her out of prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2012

View of the Renaissance Center from Canada. (istockphoto)

Body Found In Detroit River Near Renaissance Center

Police say they pulled a body from the Detroit River on Thursday near the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2012


Body Of Man Found At Closed Car Wash

Authorities have not yet identified the body of a man whose body was discovered behind a closed self-service car wash in suburban Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2012


Jackson Woman Tended Dead Friend’s Corpse, Watched NASCAR

A Jackson woman admits she kept her friend’s body around for months while she cashed his Social Security checks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2012


Woman Kept Dead Boyfriend’s Body Around For 18 Months

Police say a woman kept the body of her dead boyfriend inside their southern Michigan house for a year and a half.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2012

(credit: istock)

Did A Dead Body Come Over With Canadian Trash?

Authorities suspect his body of a 38-year-old Ontario man likely arrived in Michigan in a shipment of Canadian garbage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2012

Kent Morton

Medical Examiner ID’s Body As Missing Painter Kent Morton

The Wayne County Medical Examiner has identified a body found in the Detroit River as Kent Morton, a painter who fell from the Ambassador Bridge in January.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

(WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Medical Examiner Not Confirming I.D. Of Body Found In River

For the second time this week, a body has been pulled from the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

Search boat on the river (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Medical Examiner: Body Found Likely Not Missing Painter

Preliminary indications are that a body found in the Detroit River is not that of a painter who fell off the Ambassador Bridge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012