Los Angeles mortuary owner left bodies to rot in ‘sad and shocking’ case squib

Mark B Allen faces 22 counts of misdemeanor for mistreating remains of 11 people, including infants

A Los Angeles funeral home owner illegally left the remains of 11 people, including infants, in stages of decay and mummification and faces more than a decade in jail, prosecutors said Friday.

Authorities opened an investigation into the Mark B Allen Mortuary and Cremations Services Inc., after receiving complaints from families. The mortuary, owned by Mark B Allen, is now closed and phone numbers listed for the business were disconnected.

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