Body of Aura Balles-Teros accidentally sent for medical school research

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The woman was returned to her family after 36 hours.

A Bronx family is suing the city after their mother's body was accidentally sent off for medical school research.

Aura Balles-Teros passed away at a local nursing home earlier this month. Her body was supposed to be held in the Jacobi Medical Center morgue while funeral arrangements were made, but she was instead sent to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine for dissection.


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