2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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311.330 Relatives or friends of deceased to be notified -- Time within which body
may not be used.
Any superintendent, warden, coroner or other person having in his possession an
unclaimed human body, shall notify any known relatives or friends of the deceased
person of the death and place where the body is. If no such friend or relative claims and
buries the body within three (3) days, the person shall deliver the body to the professor of
a college or school entitled to it under this chapter who demands it. Such professor shall
at once embalm the body and preserve it for thirty (30) days before dissecting it. During
the thirty (30) days the college or professor thereof, shall deliver the body, without
charge, to any friend or relative of the deceased who demands it for interment. If it is not
claimed during the thirty (30) days the professor and students may examine and dissect it.
Effective: October 1, 1942
History: Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky.
Stat. secs. 2645, 2646.
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.330 Relatives or friends of deceased to be notified -- Time within which body may not be used.
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