Philadelphia Now Says MOVE Victims’ Remains Weren’t Cremated
Among the 11 slain when police bombed MOVE’s headquarters in 1985, causing a fire that spread to more than 60 row homes, were five children.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A day after Philadelphia’s health commissioner was forced to resign over the cremation of partial remains belonging to victims of a 1985 bombing of the headquarters of a Black organization, the city now says those remains were never actually destroyed. Mayor Jim Kenney released a statement late Friday saying that the remains of MOVE bombing victims thought to have been cremated in 2017, under orders from Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, were located…