‘Coolers in DC morgue breakdown often, allowing rats to gnaw into bodies’, former contractor says

By Shepard Ambellas

It doesn’t get any more gruesome than this

(Photo credit: Stuart McAlpine/Flickr)
(Photo credit: Stuart McAlpine/Flickr)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (INTELLIHUB) — Providence Hospital has come under fire lately after a former contractor, Doris Kennard, went to the press describing the subhuman conditions which plague the hospital’s morgue facility.

Shockingly, Kennard admitted she had seen rats chewing through body bags, entering the bodies near the pubic and anus areas, leaving remnants of the bag behind.

Fox 5’s Rick Boone reported:

“They were getting inside of the bags,” she said. “They were actually gnawing inside of the bags and leaving the remnants of where they were eating to get inside of the bags. Parts of the bag on the tray. I saw scratches on the bodies.”

Kennard feels the rats at Providence are booming because coolers in the morgue frequently break down causing bodies to warm. And she says the morgue is right next to the hospital trash compactor.

“They tried to cover this thing up from day one,” said attorney Gregory Lattimer.

Kennard also says that the hospital continues to set traps, but fails to address the real issue at hand.

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