A widow and her family are suing Celebrity Cruises for allegedly mishandling her husband’s body after he died while they were on a ship last year. They say it was left to decompose and they suffered extreme emotional trauma.
After Marilyn Jones’ husband of 55 years, Robert Jones, died of a heart attack on 15 August onboard the Celebrity Equinox, his body was stored for nearly a week inside a walk-in cooler normally used for beverages instead of a properly chilled morgue as she was promised, according to the federal lawsuit filed in Florida.
That left the body bloated and green, and the family was unable to have an open-coffin funeral
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