Court blocks cre­ma­tion of Kasem’s re­mains

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - ENTERTAINMENT -

TA­COMA, Wash. — A judge in Wash­ing­ton state has granted Casey Kasem’s daugh­ter a tem­po­rary re­strain­ing or­der pre­vent­ing the fa­mous ra­dio host’s sec­ond wife from cre­mat­ing or re­mov­ing his re­mains from a fu­neral home. Casey Kasem died June 15 at a hospi­tal in Wash­ing­ton state, but court records show his body re­mains at a fu­neral home in Ta­coma. Kerri Kasem is ask­ing a Pierce County Su­pe­rior Court judge for au­tho­riza­tion to seek an au­topsy on Casey Kasem. She said in court records that she’s wor­ried that Jean Kasem may pre­vent the au­topsy by hav­ing his re­mains moved to Canada or cre­mated. The judge on Wed­nes­day or­dered Jean Kasem to en­sure that his re­mains are pre­served and that his body re­mains at the fu­neral home un­til the court de­cides on the au­topsy pe­ti­tion.

Mi­ley Cyrus

Casey Kasem

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