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4 years 4 months ago

Family won't appeal ruling over woman's remains

(AP) - A Colorado family has decided not to appeal a judge's decision to allow their mother's remains to be cryogenically frozen. Seventy-one-year-old Mary Robbins signed a contract with Alcor Life Extension Foundation in 2006 and set aside $50,000 to keep her remains frozen. Robbins' daughter says her mother...

4 years 4 months ago

UPDATE 5:52 Ruling will happen Monday

UPDATE 5:52 The judge will give her ruling Monday at 9am. News First 5 will be there to bring you the latest information. UPDATE 5:32 Closing arguments are underway in this case. One one side Alcor wishes to fulfill its 2006 contract with Mary Robbins. That would require the...

4 years 4 months ago

Arguments begin in cryonics case

Colorado Springs Probate Judge Barbara Hughes is hearing the strange case of Mary Robbins, who died from cancer a couple of weeks ago. She had wanted her body placed at Alcor in Arizona, a non-profit organization that stores human remains in very cold temperatures in hopes science will someday make...

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