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Body awaiting cremation found 3 years later at funeral home

Kazu Ya Tamanaha, U.S. Air Force Mortuary funeral specialist, demonstrates the proper wear of the protective gear needed during the embalming processes at the USAF Mortuary on Camp Kinser, Japan, Jan. 9, 2013. The USAF Mortuary provides support to all military members, Department of Defense civilians and all the loved ones in the Western Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Brooke P. Doyle)


A South Carolina coroner says the decomposed body of a woman whose family thought she had been cremated almost three years ago has been discovered at a funeral home.

Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said his office was notified earlier this month by a former employee of First Family Funeral Home that a body had been stored there for a long time.

The woman was identified as 63-year-old Mary Alice Pitts Moore of Donalds. Clevenger said Moore died in March 2015 in Anderson County from natural causes. He said it took two weeks to identify her because conventional means were not possible.

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