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Colorado closes funeral home after multiple complaints


February 15, 2018

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Colorado regulators have shut down a funeral home after investigations showed it misplaced one person's ashes and gave a family dry concrete instead of their loved one's ashes.

The Grand Junction reported Tuesday that the state says the Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors in Montrose is "guilty of multiple deliberate and willful violations of the Mortuary Science Code", including failing to keep records.

According to an order suspending its license, investigators looked at complaints of five bodies being cremated without a permit and one body that was embalmed witho...

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