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Mark Madoff's Body Taken To Manhattan Funeral Chapel

NEW YORK (AP) -- The body of Mark Madoff has been taken from the morgue to a Manhattan funeral chapel.

The 46-year-old son of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff hanged himself with a dog leash in his SoHo apartment on Saturday. It was the second anniversary of his father's arrest.

His death was officially ruled a suicide on Sunday.

A funeral director for the Gramercy Park Memorial Chapel took the body on Tuesday. A worker there said no funeral date had been set.

Bernard Madoff is serving a 150 year sentence for orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme ever. His lawyer said he would not seek to attend his son's funeral.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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