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French criminal arranges own funeral to escape justice
Paris (AFP) - A French criminal came up with a cunning plan to escape the long arm of the law by announcing his own funeral, which both the police and his unsuspecting granny attended.
Funeral Guests Describe Solemn Scene
SCRANTON — The funeral today in Scranton was closed to a few hundred guests; troopers, political leaders, and family and friends of Corporal Bryon Dickson More than 3,000 people listened to the service from outside St. Peter’s Cathedral. Guests at the funeral who were both inside and outside said they felt two things: pain and […]
French fraudster fails to fool with fake funeral
Ben Hooper PARIS, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- French police said the only person fooled by a wanted man's attempt to fake his own funeral was his prematurely-mourning grandmother.
Corpses, cremated remains found in local funeral home, mortuary; owners arrested
By: Jesse Martinez EL PASO, Texas – Authorities arrested the owners of a local funeral home and mortuary on several counts of forgery and abusing corpses. On Aug. 22, the El Paso County Clerk’s Office contacted the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division about a burial transit permit that had an unauthorized signature from the County Clerks Department. ...
Funeral home mystery haunts baby’s mother
A Memphis mother is planning to sue a funeral home she claims lost her son's body.
Pauper's funeral for 18-year-old
Teenager among more than 500 buried in unmarked graves