LOUISVILLE — Police in southern Indiana are investigating after more than 30 bodies, some decomposing, were found at a funeral home in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Jeffersonville Police responded to the scene Friday night at Lankford Funeral Home and Family Center, according to a statement from Maj. Isaac Parker. The department worked through the night and into the morning, he said, and located 31 bodies, "some of which were in the advanced stages of decomposition," along with the post-cremation remains of 16 other people.
The Clark County Coroner's Office has taken custody of all decedents, Parker's release said, and is working with the police department to identify the remains. Anyone who had recently worked with Lankford Funeral Home is asked to reach out to the coroner's office.
Police were informed by another agency last week about the funeral home, Parker told The Courier-Journal, part of the USA TODAY Network, in a brief interview Saturday.
He would not confirm whether any arrests had taken place, noting the Clark County Prosecutor's Office is "aware of the situation" and is working with police on the case.
Parker also would not confirm how many employees worked at the...