"If I had them in the funeral home then my funeral home wouldn't smell fresh", Cantrell told Fox then.
"Those who have asked me to hold their loved ones will know I was doing them a favor to accommodate them".
"They were actually in a cardboard box, nine of the 11 - they're very small remains", Bowser continued.
Michigan's Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Director Julia Dale issued a statement when the funeral home was closed in April.
"Some of the bodies had a tag on referring back to 2009, some had receipts on them as if the person or family didn't finish paying", Detroit Police Lieutenant Demps said.
Brian Bowser says the babies' bodies were found in a hidden false ceiling between the first and second floors during Friday's search of the former Cantrell Funeral Home.
The bodies of 11 infants have been found at a Detroit funeral home, which has been shuttered for months after accumulating a slew of violations, ranging from fraud to gross negligence.
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'That suspension order remains in effect as does our investigation.
During a popup inspection during that time frame inspectors found 20 bodies, seven were in caskets, three were in cremation containers, and 10 were just lying on tables. Investigators found bodies not stored properly, including at least least two that reportedly appeared to be covered in mold. The face of a third was covered with odd fluid.
They also included having unclean embalming rooms.
LARA reported Cantrell Funeral Home had 60 days to either assign its existing prepaid contracts to another person registered under the Prepaid Act and notify the Department and contract buyers of the assignment within 30 days of the assignment. The funeral home was closed by state authorities in April after they found numerous violations of state law. 'So yes they are embalmed and serviced we put them in the garage'.
The bodies were found in a hidden compartment located in the ceiling of the building. Investigators also have not determined who might have left the bodies there.
"I didn't know anything about that", she said.