What would've happened to Gene's body?
In 1953 a 19-year-old policeman, Gene Hunt, is murdered his first week on the job. He was buried in a shallow grave, and his body was found by travelers in 2008. Assuming his warrant card's still in his pocket there too, that means the Lancashire police will know almost immediately that they've got an unsolved cop's murder on their hands, even if it was in 1953. So, then what happens?
If so, how long before he gets re-buried?
If he has no surviving family, where would they be likely to bury him -- would the normal unclaimed-body procedure apply since he's a cop? Under the circumstances, wouldn't the police make sure he got a cop's funeral? And, since I'm American, ignorant, and haven't been able to google any of this, can somebody point me to a decent description of what a cop's funeral in Lancashire would be like?
I've googled variations on police, funeral, britian, and hearse, but mostly I'm getting articles about soldiers' funerals with police escort. Appreciate any help I can get, thanks!