“America’s Patchwork System of Death”

“In a joint reporting effort, ProPublica, PBS ‘Frontline’ and NPR spent a year looking at the nation’s 2,300 coroner and medical examiner offices and found a deeply dysfunctional system that quite literally buries its mistakes.” — If you have 15 minutes or so, here’s a grim but excellent read on the dismal state of American morgues.