Spreading half truths without telling the whole truth! And how stupid can Alex Tan be? If it is unclaimed, how can the authorities seek consent from anyone? FAIL!
When a body has not been claimed after 24 hours, MOH’s director of medical services may authorise the use of the body or any body part for purposes such as dental or medical education and research.
But the police must confirm that the next of kin or proper claimant is untraceable and approval must be sought from the State Coroner, he said, adding: “Typically, it takes a few weeks for the necessary approvals, as thorough checks must be conducted to ensure that the next of kin is indeed untraceable, and that there are no other claimants.”