Man Stole Father’s Body From Cemetery

    Authorities say a casket containing the body of 93-year-old Clarence Bright was stolen from Gethsemane Cemetery, seen Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 in Detroit. Police say two men have been arrested, including a 48-year-old reported to be the son of the deceased, on suspicion that they stole a Bright's body and casket from the cemetery on Monday. (AP Photo/Ed White)

    Bright's coffin taken from Gethsemane Cemetary. (Ed White/AP)

    A Detroit man has been accused of stealing his father’s body from the cemetery only hours before it was to be buried. Officers arrested 48-year-old Vincent Bright after finding an empty coffin in his car. Described as a very religious man by Detroit police, the son was allegedly storing his father’s body in the freezer with the hopes that a “miraculous resurrection” would bring him back to life. “It’s an unusual case, it’s not something you see every day,” said Bright’s court-appointed lawyer. 93-year-old Clarence Street’s body went missing Monday morning. Vincent is being held on $75,000 bond; his crime is punishable by up to ten years in prison.

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