Though his body was released the next day to relatives, his brain was not. The pop star’s inert brain must “harden” for at least two weeks before doctors can conduct their neuropathology tests.
Removing the brain is the “only way to carry out the tests” according to a source for the Mirror. “The tissue has to be examined. I can’t tell you how long that is going to take.”
Anyone who has ever watched a horror movie knows what happens next:
Pack those shotguns, people.
via Scott Beale.