Tough economic times for cadavers

June 4, 2009 5:38:51 AM PDT
They're frozen assets.

Now, a federal bankruptcy court has to oversee their disposal.

Nine human bodies are among the property listed by a bankrupt Massachusetts medical device maker.

Innovative Spinal Technologies kept the frozen bodies for use in training doctors.

Federal bankruptcy trustee Warren Agin tells a local paper (The Sun Chronicle of Attleboro) the cadavers aren't a health threat.

He says arrangements are being made to properly dispose of those human remains.

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