Lawyer: Unclear where Casey Kasem’s body is

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. A judge in Washington state has granted Kasem's daughter a temporary restraining order preventing the famous radio host's wife from cremating or removing his remains from a funeral home. Kasem, the radio host of "American Top 40" and voice of animated television characters like Scooby-Doo's sidekick Shaggy, died June 15, 2014, at a hospital in Gig Harbor, Wash.  (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. A judge in Washington state has granted Kasem's daughter a temporary restraining order preventing the famous radio host's wife from cremating or removing his remains from a funeral home. Kasem, the radio host of "American Top 40" and voice of animated television characters like Scooby-Doo's sidekick Shaggy, died June 15, 2014, at a hospital in Gig Harbor, Wash. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

SEATTLE (AP) — A judge in Washington state has granted Casey Kasem’s daughter a temporary restraining order preventing the famous radio host’s wife from cremating his remains — but it’s unclear where those remains are, or whether they’ve already been disposed of.

A lawyer Kasem’s daughter Kerri said Friday that when he went to give a Tacoma funeral home a copy of the restraining order, the home said it no longer has the remains.

A lawyer for Kasem’s wife, Jean Kasem, refused to comment Friday.

Jean Kasem filled out a death certificate indicating that the remains would be taken out of state to a funeral home in Montreal. But that funeral home said Friday it has no remains of Casey Kasem and nothing about Kasem in its computer system.

Kasem died last month at age 82. His daughter wanted the body autopsied.

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