Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner at storage capacity

Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner at storage capacity

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Pima Office of the Medical Examiner announced they have reached full capacity as of Jan. 12, 2021.

The facility serves as a fatality overflow for the local community. Nearby hospitals and funeral homes have used the medical examiner’s storage since July 2020 after the start of the pandemic.

Officials at the coroner’s office say two additional trucks that arrived on Jan. 13 will help make more space for remains to be stored.

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