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Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Hiding The Katrina Bodies

Posted by Frankie at 9/14/2005 08:09:00 AM

Raw Story covers how FEMA has outsourced the job of removing bodies of people killed by the natural and human disaster after Hurricane Katrina. The Texas company, Kenyon is a subsidiary of Service Corporation International (SCI), which of cource, has ties to the Bush family and known for their body dumping scandals in the past.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has hired scandal-ridden Kenyon International to set up a mobile morgue for handling bodies in Baton Rouge, Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina, RAW STORY has learned.

Kenyon is a subsidiary of Service Corporation International (SCI), a Texas-based company operated by a friend of the Bush family. Recently, SCI subsidiaries have been implicated in illegally discarding and desecrating corpses....

FEMA and then Blanco outsourced the body count from Hurricane Katrina -- which many believe the worst natural disaster in U.S. history -- to a firm whose parent company is known for its "experience" at hiding and dumping bodies.

The Menorah Gardens cemetery chain, owned by SCI, desecrated vaults, removed hundreds of bodies from two cemeteries in Florida and dumped the gruesome remains in woods frequented by wild hogs, investigators discovered in 2001. In one case, a backhoe was used to crack open a vault, remove corpses and make room for more dead bodies...

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