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Idaho woman sues city after her mother was buried in wrong grave
Idaho woman sues city after her mother was buried in wrong grave

A Caldwell woman filed legal action against the city after her mother was buried in the wrong gravesite.

Cemetery operators have a tough job. They are constantly faced with grief and sadness. They also charge a lot of money for funerals and it is not often that the deceased are buried incorrectly.

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While the latest case in Idaho paints an unsightly picture of the cemetery, it is nowhere near as bad as letting dozens of corpses rot like food in a walk-in freezer.

A Caldwell woman has filed a lawsuit claiming her mother was buried in the wrong place. KTVBIn recent years, stories about the improper storage of bodies have made national headlines, but it is rare that they are dumped where they don’t belong.

I’m not sure if the woman’s relatives were absent from the funeral to prevent this from happening, or if the cemetery staff simply messed something up, but either way, it’s a strange story indeed.

Last year, a funeral home in Colorado improperly stored nearly 200 bodies, and the owners were arrested after fleeing to another state. There is no excuse for such a blatant mistake. The recent case in Idaho paints an unsightly picture of the cemetery, but it is not nearly as bad as leaving dozens of bodies to rot like food in a walk-in freezer.

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