In numbers: Police forces admit keeping body parts

  • The Metropolitan Police kept 39 major body parts
  • Merseyside stored 37
  • Cambridgeshire found 35
  • West Yorkshire recorded 31
  • A total of 13 forces said they did not hold any body parts

Advertisement

Police admission on body parts

A report finds police in England and Wales unnecessarily kept nearly 500 major body parts without telling the relatives of those who died.