Misleading texts sent to voters; tip led to discovery of fetuses at funeral home; a techno club is being forced out of its location.
Magician Harry Houdini died at Grace Hospital in Detroit on Halloween in 1926 after his appendix ruptured. His body was then taken to the W. R. Hamilton and Company Funeral Home in the Cass Corridor.
Gun-toting, unlicensed civilians are serving alongside police; authorities are looking for the families of more than 300 remains found at two funeral homes; and Detroit City Councilwoman Brenda Jones may be barred from simultaneously serving on Congress.
More bodies found at funeral home, cops avoid jail time, police get pay hike: Your Thursday briefing
The remains of more bodies were found at a Detroit funeral home; two cops who failed to report a fatal accident that killed a 19-year-old Detroiter dodge jail time; and Detroit police are getting a raise.
The funeral home where the remains of 11 infants and fetuses were found hidden in a ceiling compartment also faked a burial for a woman whose body was later discovered in a garage, according to a lawsuit.
The remains of 11 infants were found stuffed in a box and small coffin in the ceiling of a defunct Detroit funeral home on Friday.
Houdini’s body was embalmed and stored at the funeral home in a bronze coffin with a glass lid, which Houdini wanted to use as a prop for his magic shows.