A funeral director has been arrested and charged with abuse of a corpse months after three decomposing bodies were found in her garage.
Janet Powell-Dailey, 72, was taken into custody Thursday, according to the Philadelphia Police Department. Powell-Dailey ran Powell Funeral Home and owned the adjacent garage in the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood in north Philadelphia.
Police were called to the garage in August after neighbors investigating a foul odor stumbled upon the bodies. One was in a coffin and two others were in cardboard body boxes.
A detective testified at a September hearing over Powell-Dailey's license that the corpses were covered in hundreds of...