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Former Loganville Funeral Director's License Suspended After He Dismembers Body

He is also accused of threatening to kill a colleague and he reportedly attempted suicide inside his Loganville Funeral Home.

Ellenberg Funeral Services on Highway 81 in Loganville closed down almost as quickly as it opened. It is now being reported that the owner, William B. Ellenger III, has had his licenses suspended following a series of bizarre incidents.

According to CBS Atlanta, Ellenberg, who also is the owner of Metro Embalming and Crematory in Conyers, had his license suspended after it was reported that he dismembered an 800-pound body in the Conyers location in order to fit it into the crematory. Conyers police investigated and reported it is not a crime to do so. Permission needs to be sought from the family first, though, and it is reported that Ellenberg did not do so.

Ellenberg appeared on a large billboard on Highway 78 in Loganville earlier in the year advertising the opening of Ellenberg Funeral Services in Loganville. However, it wasn’t open long before it was found to no longer be in operation. CBS Atlanta reports that Walton County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a suicide attempt by Ellenberg on Aug. 15 when he allegedly shot himself in the leg. He also is reported to have threatened the life of a former business partner.

Ellenberg's license was suspended on Sept. 20, but he can appeal the ruling. Ellenberg told CBS Atlanta that his troubles are the result of a woman scorned - the former business partner with whom he reportedly had a relationship at one time.

Grant October 09, 2012 at 12:39 PM
Rex, I'm simply sharing my personal opinion. It's exactly what the "comments" section is for. Have a nice day
Tim October 09, 2012 at 02:19 PM
"...If Ya Smellllll.........What the Rock Is Cookin'......!!"
Donna Kay October 10, 2012 at 03:49 AM
If I were family I would much rather not know the gory details and be further scarred by the image of my loved one being chopped into manageable pieces.. I say just let him do his job as best he can.
thcooper69 October 18, 2012 at 11:38 PM
rember the one up in north west ga where there was an explosion of pork rind sales on tha side of tha road near the creamatory . jus all very macobish
SUNKEN SUB November 11, 2012 at 02:29 PM
I used to love 'em You spoiled my appetite :((

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