Cleveland police are hunting for thieves who made off with a hearse and a bagged dead body from outside a crematorium. It is suspected that the vehicle was used to transport electronic equipment stolen from the same location.
When a resident called police to report someone had left a hearse in his driveway police turned up expecting the body to be present also. Instead they found handwritten directions to the intersection where the body had been dumped.
The deceased was recovered and found to be in no worse shape than he had been. The family has received an apology from the crematorium. "Everything is fine. No harm done," said Schulte and Mahon-Murphy Funeral Home president Jim Murphy.