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Man charged as body dug up

Published 11/01/2012 | 05:00

AN undertaker has been charged with illegally exhuming the remains of a 95-year-old man from a grave.

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The coffin containing the body of Joseph 'Josie' Graham was dug up from a plot at a cemetery on the outskirts of Patrickswell, Co Limerick, last February.

The pensioner died two years previously.

Donal Daffy (59), of Skagh, Croom, Co Limerick, has now been charged with exhuming a body without a license from Clounanna Cemetery, Patrickswell, on February 26 last year.

The case was adjourned until February 14 for hearing.

Irish Independent

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