Burr Oak Cemetery Tragedy (USA)

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Headstones lay beside freshly disinterred graves at the Burr Oak Cemetery, one of the oldest and most historic black American cemeteries on the outskirts of Cook County, the same day four cemetery managers and caretakers were arrested on felony charges of disinterring and dismembering bodies at the cemetery in order to resell the plots to unsuspecting members of the public in Alsip, Illinois on July 9, 2009.