23 March 2020 – Cremations and burals allowed to be authorised without viewing of the descedent

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Level of Jurisdiction: Massachusetts

Overview: Medical examiners and forensic investigators may authorize a cremation or burial without viewing the decedent
Full details here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/cremation-viewing-order/download