The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs suspended Barksdale Funeral Home's license after auditors and inspectors found deplorable conditions. Blood stained box, rodents among reasons Detroit funeral home shut down. Some of the other violations at the home on East State Fair Avenue found included cremated remains stored improperly inside the home and its garages and remains in poor condition due to either water damage or rodents. Another Detroit funeral home was closed Wednesday after its mortuary science license was suspended. Decomposing, moldy bodies found in Detroit funeral home; shut down by state. The state said inspections at Cantrell Funeral Home found decomposing embalmed bodies and other violations. On April 10, officials say they discovered the improper storage of embalmed bodies in an unrefrigerated garage that had been there since November and December of
Barksdale Funeral Home in Detroit shut down due to 'unsanitary' conditions
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Barksdale Funeral Home has operated in Detroit on the east side since , but there won't be another funeral service on Sunday. Barksdale is accused of committing acts of gross negligence when it comes to caring for the deceased. The funeral home's website says the workers are "caring and experienced professionals," but that's not how Michigan's Licensing and Regulatory Affairs viewed the operation.