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By Patricia Petit Liang

The Montreal morgue has become so overcrowded following this summer’s heat wave that the coroner's office has had to partner with a funeral home to house all of the city's bodies.

According to CBC News, the morgue has been receiving more than 15 bodies a day and will soon fill all 128 of its storage spaces.

More than 54 people have died after experiencing record-breaking temperatures in Quebec over the past week.


By Patricia Petit Liang

Toronto police discovered more human remains linked to serial killer Bruce McArthur last Wednesday.

According to CTV News, officers resumed their search of a home linked to McArthur’s landscaping business last week after finding the remains of seven bodies in planters during the winter.

The newest remains have been sent to the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service for identification.

Investigators stated that the remains may belong to more than one person.


By Karl Knox

Floods in Japan have claimed more than 60 lives after record rainfall caused rivers to burst their banks in Hiroshima and other areas earlier this week.

According to BBC News, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said rescuers were "working against time" acknowledging that there many people were still missing and others in desperate need of help.

Floods and landslides are the main causes of mortality as parts of western Japan has received three times the usual rainfall for the whole of July - with the Hiroshima prefecture being hit the hardest.