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Morgue lively during first month of operation
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After a month in operation, the Warren County Temporary Morgue has housed six deceased individuals.“We’ve had six bodies in the first month,” said EMS director Brian Jennings to members of the county’s Safety Committee during an update on how the facility did in its first month. “A couple of them were extended stay, two to three days max. Most of them were picked up in 24 to 48 hours.”In operation since July 1, the morgue acts as a holding facility until family members can make arrangements with a funeral home to pick up the body.Jennings says the morgue has gotten positive comments from funeral homes the facility has had to work with up to this point.“We had a gentleman get killed in a car wreck and he was from Watertown,” said Jennings.