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'Death in L.A. can be an odd undertaking'

"So here you are, dead and alone. Chances are you didn’t want this, but your wishes were ignored. Whatever happens to the part of you that you recognize as somehow quintessentially you (call it soul, self, spirit, spark), the other part isn’t finished yet—the fleshly part, the limbs and guts that ached and pleased you in so many ways, the meaty bits that you vainly or grudgingly dragged around for all those years. That piece is still of interest to the bureaucrats. It is still a potential source of profit. In your absence its journey is just beginning." ~ What Really Happens After You Die?
posted by zarq on Dec 14, 2016 - 19 comments

Out In The Cold, Cold Ground

A Certain Kind Of Death is a documentary about what happens to those who die with no next of kin. (Warning: Bodies, sadness)
posted by timsteil on Apr 3, 2014 - 20 comments

Dem Bones

Frank Minyard, colorful coroner of New Orleans, and a focal point for post-Katrina stories, is in a tough reelection campaign. His opponent has taken some creative liberties in putting out a commercial. [more inside]
posted by dances_with_sneetches on Jan 29, 2010 - 33 comments

"It's a surprise to me that this number is going up, and I don't think the public knows it."

An inside look at who jumps. Marin County Coroner Ken Holmes has released a study of 10 years of suicide jumps from the Golden Gate Bridge. [more inside]
posted by kirkaracha on Jul 31, 2007 - 143 comments

What

What a horrible way to go...
posted by meaning on May 26, 2000 - 3 comments

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