Burr Oak Cemetery to reopen

November 18, 2009 1:42:24 PM PST
The south suburban cemetery at the center of a grave-selling scandal reopens to the public Thursday.Burr Oak in Alsip has been closed for public visitation since July.

Four cemetery workers are charged with removing or double-stacking bodies to resell grave plots. They've pleaded not guilty.

Burr Oak officials say they're implementing a limited visitation process for the first week of the re-opening to ensure a safe and orderly opening.

Visitors will need tickets to see their loved ones' grave sites and will be bussed onto cemetery property.

For more info you will be able to visit www.burroakalsip.com.


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