The 2002 discovery that a northwest Georgia crematory had for years discarded corpses it had been paid to cremate is a horror story that, five years later, has still not been laid to rest.

Lawyers for the owners and operator of the defunct Tri-State Crematory have gone to federal court to stop the relatives of the uncremated dead from challenging the settlement of state court litigation between Tri-State’s owners and its insurance company. Attorneys for Tri-State’s owners contend that in challenging the state settlement, the families of the dead are violating the terms of a separate federal settlement they reached in 2004 with the Marsh family, who owned and operated the crematory.

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