AddThis Social Bookmark Button
Free Dating

Mummified baby stolen

posted 5/5/2010 7:16:29 PM |
0 kudosgive kudos what's this?
    report abuse
tagged: weird, news, strange, straddle
  StraddleMyNose

Just when I thought I heard everything

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The mummified body of a baby, kept by a family for nearly a century before a judge ordered the remains to be buried, has been removed from a cemetery, police said yesterday.

The body had been kept for years by Charles Peavey. He had said the family had the mummy, possibly the stillborn son of a great-great-uncle, for 80 to 90 years and considered it a family heirloom.

Police learned of it in 2006 after Peavey's then-4-year-old niece mentioned it at her day-care center. DNA testing failed to prove the boy was related to Peavey, so a probate judge ordered the remains buried.

The remains were interred in 2008 in an unmarked grave in Concord's Blossom Hill Cemetery.

Thomas said police believe the grave was disturbed over the weekend. The casket was still in the grave but not the remains.

Peavey denies disturbing the grave site.

Relatives had treated the mummified infant as a family member, giving it cards during holidays and a dried fish as a pet.

Copy & paste to friend: (Click inside box; Ctrl + C to copy; Ctrl + V to paste)

   read more blogs!

Blogs by StraddleMyNose:
Disputed Mojave cross honoring US war dead stolen
Ladies, what did you crave during your pregnancy
What's your vice that you collect and love to spend money on?
Students sent home over U.S. flag attire
Should the European Union bailed out Greece?
Mummified baby stolen
Name a song with a female name in it
Do/would you care if your spouse or s/o opened your mail?
ORAL SEX! Which do you prefer, GIVING or RECEIVING? =)
Arizona immigration law signed / Are you for or against this?


Comments:

post a comment!

sugarnspice005

May 5 @ 7:26PM  
Ok....that's a little strange.
Wordsofwit

May 5 @ 7:28PM  
Well, I think I prefer to keep mum(my) on this one, except to say that the issue, while being odd, is of no importance to me.
StraddleMyNose

May 5 @ 7:49PM  
awww....how nice that my views just sky rocketed all of a sudden.
theSkwirl

May 5 @ 8:31PM  
Mmmmkay.. i reckon it takes all kinds.
flavorbuster

May 5 @ 8:34PM  
Who in the Hell could have been in their right mind in that crowd
RJ53

May 6 @ 12:22AM  
I am wondering what was the point of making them bury the child after all these years instead of leaving where the family was honoring it and keeping it safe. I think it is strange and weird but my question is what harm were they doing? I don't see the difference in that and someone keeping ashes on the mantle in an urn. While I would not do this and think it is kind of creepy I just do not see why the courts thought they needed to step into it.

free dating | mission statement | testimonials | safety warning | report abuse | safe list | privacy | legal | 2257 | advertise | link to us

© Copyright 2000-2014 Online Singles, LLC.
OS-WEB01
Mummified baby stolen