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999 call operators order grieving relatives to perform CPR on dead bodies

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4913018/999-call-handlers-asking-public-perform-CPR-deceased.html Emergency call handlers are routinely issuing ‘grotesque’ instructions ordering callers to attempt to resuscitate the bodies of loved ones who are obviously beyond help, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. In horrific accounts given to this newspaper, readers have told how they were commanded to perform futile chest compressions on corpses already blackened with […]