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The suspect is seen at an ATM. (Photo courtesy of Michigan State Police)

Police: Serial Burglar Targeting Homes Of The Recently Deceased

Authorities are searching for a man who appears to be targeting the homes of people who have recently died or were at a funeral for a relative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2014

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‘Rent A Mourner’ Firm Supplies Professional Grievers For A Price

Ever worry that there won’t be enough sad faces at your funeral? Consider hiring some extra help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

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Ex-Funeral Home Employee Pleads In Embezzlement

A former Michigan funeral home employee who authorities say embezzled nearly $500,000 from 2008 through 2010 has reached a plea deal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

Woman Gets Jail Time In Funeral Embezzlement Case

A Michigan woman will be spending the next seven to 20 years behind bars for embezzling more than $400,000 from customers of her Bay County funeral home business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

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Funeral Director Blames Ex For Burial Fund Foul-Up

An ex-Michigan funeral director, who received probation for mishandling $13,000 received for prepaid burials, is blaming his ex-wife for failing to put the cash into escrow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2012

$80,000 Settlement Reached Over Dropped Casket

An $80,000 settlement has been reached with a West Michigan funeral home following a claim that a woman’s casket was dropped, sending her body tumbling onto the ground.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2012

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Ohio Judge Sentences Mich. Man In Corpse Abuse Case

An Ohio judge has sentenced a Michigan man to one year in prison after he was found guilty of sexually abusing a dead woman’s body when he worked at a funeral home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012

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Gunshot Wound Goes Unnoticed On Dead Detroit Man

A gunshot wound went unnoticed on the body of a 59-year-old Detroit man until a funeral home prepared to embalm the body, hampering a police investigation into the death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2012

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Cremated Remains Found In Basement To Be Buried

The remains of more than 100 people were found overall, and Roseville Police Detective Mark Pratt spent more than a year tracking down their families. He was unable to locate relatives for about 40.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012

Funeral Home Employee Charged With Fondling Dead Body

A Temperance, Michigan man has been indicted in Ohio on an abuse of a corpse charge following accusations that he fondled a dead woman’s body when he worked at a funeral home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

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