Detroit Facing Corpse Surplus

American VoicesEconomydeathrecessionbusiness ISSUE 45•41 Oct 5, 2009

Corpses are piling up in the Wayne County Morgue in Detroit because families and loved ones can't afford to bury or cremate the bodies. What do you think?

  • “At least they have a roof over their heads and no cares in the world. There are a lot Michiganders who would gladly trade places with those corpses."”

    Jun Weneau –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Ford's doing okay. Maybe they need some crash-test dummies?"”

    June Reno –
    Elevator Operator

  • “Being dead, though, probably is the best way to experience Detroit."”

    Yan Juno –
    Rack Carrier

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