Jul 16, 2014 5:30 PM by Associated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Police are investigating after finding eight bodies unattended after a mortuary service was told to move out of its building in Fort Worth, Texas.
Police Sgt. Raymond Bush says the property owner a couple of weeks ago told Johnson Family Mortuary to vacate the building. He says the owner returned Tuesday morning to find eight bodies in the building but no workers. Bush says the bodies were in various stages of decomposition and ranged from infants to adults.
No charges have been filed. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office has taken custody of the bodies.
Texas Funeral Service Commission attorney Kyle Smith says the mortuary's state license expires this month and it's the focus of five commission investigations.
Calls to the business Tuesday found the line disconnected.
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