Brooklyn Funeral Home Sued By Woman Who Received Necrophilia E-mail
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Losing a loved one is traumatic enough, but receiving an email from a funeral home claiming to have defiled that loved one's body is on a whole other level of horrifying.
When Pamela Johnson's 64-year-old mother, Melinda Shaw, unexpectedly passed away of a heart attack, Johnson put her beloved mother's body in the care of Grace Funeral Chapels in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn for a funeral set for May 8. Johnson contracted the funeral home to handle the transfer and preparation of the remains, and the embalming, in addition to holding the physical service in their facility. Johnson also gave the funeral home her email and the email of her 14-year-old daughter so they could keep her updated.
On May 6, two days before her mother's scheduled funeral, Johnson received an anonymous email from someone who claimed to work at Grace Funeral Chapels using the AOL address email@example.com. Johnson was too uncomfortable to share the full contents of the extremely explicit message, but it described nec
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