morgue


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Synonyms for morgue

a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation

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You shall give me all the information in your power about these murders in the Rue Morgue.
I perfectly well know that you are innocent of the atrocities in the Rue Morgue.
In passing down an alley in the rear of the Rue Morgue, the fugitive's attention was arrested by a light gleaming from the open window of Madame L'Espanaye's chamber, in the fourth story of her house.
Now it was that those hideous shrieks arose upon the night, which had startled from slumber the inmates of the Rue Morgue.
The victim was identified as Ahmed Shah, who was an MSc final year student of the Zoology Department, by his uncle and friends at the Edhi morgue on Sunday.
The body was later shifted to the Edhi morgue in Sohrab Goth.
KARACHI -- The bodies of the two alleged suicide attackers on former senior superintendent police (SSP) Malir Rao Anwar are still in the morgue but have yet to be identified, CTD official told media.
Residents of Kashani area in Kiembeni, Mombasa were on Saturday left in shock after a family was forced to return the body of their loved one to the morgue, just hours before burial.
One of them had been identified as Habibullah while the bodies of the remaining four were moved to Edhi morgue in Sohrab Goth.
A tragic story about a napping morgue employee in Macomb County, Michigan, who was cremated by accident after a co-worker mistook him for a car crash victim was making the rounds on social media Wednesday evening.
Malacaang on Tuesday assured the public that there would be no whitewash in the investigation on the death of 19-year-old Carl Angelo Arnaiz whose body was found in a morgue in Caloocan City.
The body was shifted to hospital morgue for identification.
Police took the body into its custody and shifted it to DHQ morgue.
KARACHI -- As many as 244 bodies have been identified so far through biometrics identification system launched in the Edhi Welfare Foundation's Morgue, which is the largest private sector mortuary in Karachi, said Incharge - Edhi Morgue Ghulam Hussain on Monday.
Bahrain: An inquiry was launched yesterday into a mix-up in which the morgue released the wrong bodies to two families for burial.