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Funeral parlour refused to refrigerate the body of a man without payment while his penniless sister waited for welfare offices to open on Tuesday to get the funds to bury him. An Athens women who had no means to bury her brother has spoken of the ordeal of having to keep his decomposing corpse in her sweltering apartment over the weekend while waiting for welfare offices to open on Tuesday. Olga Nikolaidou, 61, told Eleftherotypia that after her brother Stathis, 64, died at home at 9pm on Saturday, she was unable to find a funeral parlour willing to refrigerate the corpse without payment. Owing to the public holiday on Monday, welfare offices were closed until Tuesday…More

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