Discussion in 'Up to the Minute' started by Azlaw, Jun 26, 2006.
Investigators search for body after empty casket found in Arizona desert
An empty casket with a military seal was discovered in a desert area south of Tucson, and sheriff's deputies were looking for the body.
"Obviously it had the smell, and there was other evidence that it had been inhabited recently," Deputy Dawn Barkman said Sunday.
Forensic investigators took DNA samples, and a nationwide alert was issued in hopes of finding out who was the casket, Barkman said.
Deputies were called to a desert area near Interstate 10 around 5:30 p.m. Saturday after two people playing paintball found the casket, Barkman said. The casket was metallic silver with a U.S. Army insignia on it, she said.
Ewww. Can you imagine being the person who found the casket? How creepy.
Ohhh, creepy. Where the heck is the body?
Yakwoman. We both said creepy.
Yeah, well.....they say great minds think alike!
Ooppps, there was already a thread for this...can a mod delete this please, sorry 'bout that.
Hiya Azlaw! You and I were posting this at the same time...I have asked mod to delete my thread, sorry 'bout that.
I am going to have to follow this. So many questions???? :waitasec:
Family had asked that soldier be exhumed and cremated. Mortuary left casket in the landfill and someone took it from the landfill and left it near the freeway.
Christine - funny how we were posting at the same time. Weird when that happens. I'm glad this story had a "normal" ending.
Phew, thought maybe some cult thing was going on...creepy!
Thanks for the post and letting us know the outcome
Glad there was a logical explanation. Also glad there was no pshyco, pervert, wierdo involved.....for once.
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