Bodies in Chicago-A Sign of the Times

 Times are so tough in Illinois that the state and its largest city are having a difficult time burying its poor.

In Chicago, bodies are stacking up in the city morgue because the medical examiner’s office hasn’t paid for the burial boxes used for the dead who were indigent.
At the office of the Cook County Medical Examiner, the morgue’s cooler, built to hold 300 bodies, currently has 500, including a hundred babies. All of the decomposing corpses are too much for the room’s ventilation system.


  1. One of the 99% says:

    Thought I saw something similar about the city of Detroit.

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