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Funeral home owner facing criminal charges for body storage

Funeral home owner facing criminal charges for body storage

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Criminal charges have been filed against a funeral home owner accused of failing to dispose of bodies in a timely manner.

James Gamble, owner of Beloved Care Funeral Services, faces three misdemeanor counts.

An official with the Kern County District Attorney's Office said three bodies were kept at the facility for longer than the 30-day industry standard.

Gamble has an arrest warrant pending, and he could face jail time if he's found guilty.

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