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Determining the fate of unclaimed 'cremains'
Metter investigation leads to questions about handling and storage of local remains
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Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch displays his closet full of cremated remains that were never claimed after a death and cremation, or were found in abandoned in local residences.
While state investigators are seeking answers regarding three sets of human remains found last week in a Metter recycling yard, 14 boxes of unclaimed human cremains — cremated remains — rest in a closet in the Bulloch County Coroner’s Office.
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