'American Top 40' Icon Casey Kasem Has Not Been Buried

July 16, 2014 1:22 PM

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'American Top 40' Icon Casey Kasem Has Not Been Buried

A month after Casey Kasem died in a Washington hospital, the legendary radio icon has not been buried, a spokesman for his daughter told NBC News. Kasem, the original host of the popular weekly radio show "American Top 40" and the voice of Shaggy in the "Scooby-Doo" cartoons, died on June 15 in hospice at St. Anthony's Hospital after a battle with Lewy Body dementia. He was 82.

Kasem's second wife of 33 years, Jean, has the rights to his body but has not arranged for him to be moved out of a Washington morgue, said spokesman Danny Deraney, who represents the DJ's eldest daughter, Kerri, from his first marriage. Kerri Kasem declined to be interviewed by NBC News but said in...

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