Ohio Public Radio
12:35 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Ohio Supreme Court hears body parts case

Columbus, OH – During an autopsy, an Ohio county coroner removed Christopher Albrecht's brain and never put it back. It's a common practice. But when Albrecht's parents learned years later that they had buried him without a brain, they filed a lawsuit that raises many questions about the treatment of bodies after death. The Ohio Supreme Court heard the case. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.