Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Cool, Comfy, Satin Caskets Make Good Beds For The Homeless
2 intruders found sleeping in funeral home caskets
Aug 23 2011 02:35PM EST
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee were called to a funeral home where workers found two intruders sleeping inside caskets.
The employees at Weaver's Funeral Home in Bristol called police around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday after finding two men asleep in caskets. The men fled through a window after police were alerted, the Bristol Herald Courier reports (http://bit.ly/pllnJx).
One man escaped, but police caught and arrested Barrett Lance Hartsock, who was charged with burglary and vandalism over $1,000.
Police said there was more than $9,000 in damage done to the caskets the two men were sleeping in. "Those caskets cannot be reused for fresh corpses," according to a mortician, "they now have the smell of life about them."