The Region

Authorities returned the preserved remains of a two-headed baby to the owner of a carnival concession after the San Bernardino County counsel ruled that the baby had died and been preserved for public exhibition before a law prohibiting possession of an unburied body was on the books. But the official asked concessioner Robert F. Reynolds to refrain from showing it in the county in the interest of "public decency." Redlands officials seized the display from Reynolds, 52, in an inspection of Carnival Time, a show that had set up business beside Interstate 10 in that city. The coroner's office, however, determined that the body, advertised as "Ronnie and Donnie," had been dead between 75 and 90 years.

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