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 (

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."


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