News Radio WOAI KTKR AM Sports
SpursReport.com

Go Back   SpursReport.com > SpursReport Fan Forums > The Cantina

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-20-09, 09:08 PM
Sparkle's Avatar
SpursReport Team Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 358
Body left in abandoned funeral home

Web Posted: 06/19/2009 11:54 CDT
Body left in abandoned funeral home
By Ariel Barkhurst - Express-News

Police are investigating the discovery Friday evening of a body in funeral dress inside a casket at the abandoned Forest Park Funeral Home on the city's East Side, authorities and media reports said.

When the owner vacated the space last week, she left the body of the elderly Ada T. Young there because the family could not pay for a funeral service, Willy Hardy, an administrator for Forest Park, said late Friday.

Hardy said the funeral home had been in possession of Young's body since 2004, when she died and received a chapel funeral service. Her closest surviving family member — a granddaughter — could pay for neither the chapel funeral service or burial, Hardy said.

“I have always carried that body,” Hardy said. “Every time we went to a new location, I had that body with me. I helped them.”

But when Forest Park last week vacated the location in the 1900 block of Rigsby Avenue, where the body was found, Hardy said he did not move the body.

“I have a very ill sister,” he said, “and she's at hospice, and I had a tough week from an illness perspective, and I didn't get around to doing anything about it. But she's been dead since 2004. And her granddaughter has not done anything about it.”

The body was found around 7 p.m. by a man seeking individuals who had worked at Forest Park, KENS5 reported.

Body left in abandoned funeral home
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin Version 3.7.4 Copyright © 2000-2008 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0