Unclaimed Bodies Policy / Info

North Carolina General Statutes 130A-415 and 28A-19-6 (view full content of statues by clicking on the links below) requires County Departments of Social Services to be responsible for the disposition of bodies that are unclaimed in their county after ten days. Procedures for disposition of unclaimed bodies can be viewed by clicking the file below.

 Procedures for Unclaimed Bodies

 NC GS 28A-19-6
NC GS 130A-415