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2 1/2 Feet Under

By Rachelle Bowden in News on Oct 8, 2004 4:21PM

Wunder's CemeteryYesterday a grave digger at Wunder's Cemetery (3963 North Clark) found some skeletal remains inside a plastic bag that was buried only 2 1/2 feet deep. A source at the cemetery said that one of the workers was digging a site for another burial and found the remains (tissue, bones, dentures, double-knit burgundy pants, and a brown belt) lying between two graves.

The remains were buried deep enough not to be noticed and to leave the grass undisturbed. Like they dug 2 feet deep, then covered it up with dirt, then put the grass back. We all know that bodies are typically buried six feet under and that they're usually in a casket or vault. This body was neither.

Staff members couldn't match the remains to someone in their records so they called the cops. Results of an autopsy are pending, but a source close to the investigation said that some marks on the skull suggest it already was autopsied. .. so that might mean the burial was official and not like a murder cover-up or something. .. but still.. the remains were in a PLASTIC BAG and BURIED SHALLOW. Very fishy indeed.

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