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Families furious after AR cemetery throws away items

(Source: KATV) (Source: KATV)
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SALINE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Several families in one Arkansas community are furious to see the items they placed on grave sites are being thrown away.

According to a KATV report, they thought vandals were behind the incident. However, the Salem Cemetery Committee said its members were the ones to do it.

Shannon Curlie found a cemented-in bench placed at her brother’s grave ripped out of the ground. The discovery was devastating for her.

“I vomited,” said Curlie. “I could not even wrap my head around this.”

The committee said it warned the families about a new policy regarding grave site items.

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