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Family father buried in wrong grave

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09:02 CEST+02:00
When Lena Petersson went to visit the grave in which her father was supposed to have been buried she found his name missing from the grave stone. His body had been laid to rest in the wrong place, she discovered.

The man's daughter discovered the error when she found her father's name etched on the wrong grave stone, Petersson told the Expressen newspaper.

The unfortunate internment mix-up had occurred at Kvibergs graveyard in Gothenburg.

"There has been a regrettable misunderstanding between the funeral service and ourselves. The number on the graves has been mixed up," Katarina Evenseth at the cemetery administration told the newspaper.

The grave will now be dug up and the body of the family father will be exhumed and reburied in its rightful place.

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