Dozens of bodies found stored in U-Haul trucks outside Brooklyn funeral home | Daily Mail Online

Andrew T. Cleckley Funeral Home in Brooklyn was cited Wednesday with failing to control the smell after they stored dozens of bodies in the back of unrefrigerated U-Haul trucks.

  • Around 100 bodies were found stacked in two rental trucks outside the Andrew T. Cleckley Funeral Home in Brooklyn on Wednesday
  • Police investigated after neighbors reported a foul smell and of seeing stacks of bodies being loaded into the back of unrefrigerated U-Haul trucks
  • There were 50 bodies being stored in each of the trucks 
  • Neighbors described gruesome scenes at the home as it struggled to cope with the surge of bodies caused by the coronavirus outbreak in New York City
  • The facility said it was forced to store bodies in the trucks when its freezer broke
  • No criminal charges were brought but the funeral home has been cited for failure to control the smell 
  • Funeral homes across the have been overwhelmed in recent weeks as the daily death toll reached dramatic heights during the coronavirus pandemic
  • Here’s how to help people impacted by Covid-19

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