Lawsuits being filed against Carlisle Mortuary shut down by state

VANDALIA, Ohio (WDTN) – The family of one of the bodies found unrefrigerated in a Carlisle Mortuary, along with their lawyers held a news conference Friday where they announced lawsuits against the business are being filed.

The crematory was shut down by the state after several unrefrigerated bodies were found to be decomposing.

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The Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors voted July 31 to suspend the license of Premium Mortuary Services in Carlisle.

The board says an inspector visited the mortuary last week after receiving a complaint. Upon arrival, he noted a slight odor of decomposition coming from a garage door that was slightly ajar. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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