At a Cemetery, Bones Tossed Like Trash, and Families in Pain

A mass desecration of graves at the cemetery has devastated dozens of families while police determine whether to file criminal charges.

Image via Christian Abraham/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, File

Since the 1990s, Cheryl Jansen had noticed junk and tree limbs piling up at the once oasis-like Park Cemetery, just north of downtown Bridgeport, Connecticut, and wondered where the money families had paid for perpetual upkeep was going. What she learned after finally taking her case to a judge shocked the conscience. Gravestones and remains moved without permission to make way for the newly dead. New graves simply stacked on top of old ones, separated… Read at AP News

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