‘It felt like a cruel joke’: Grieving family at open casket service find WRONG BODY dressed in great-grandfather’s favorite clothes after blunder by Texas funeral home

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  • Santana Funeral Directors were tasked with organizing the funeral for Natividad Torres Cordova back in May
  • Employees accidentally put the wrong body in Cordova’s casket and brought it to his funeral service at a local church
  • His daughters were left devastated when they peered into the coffin and saw the corpse of a stranger dressed in their father’s clothes 
  • Cordova’s body was eventually located and sent to the church for his funeral service, which was carried out two hours late 
  • When approached for comment, the funeral parlor stated: ‘Once and a while, there might be an issue with a family but we’re not at liberty to discuss that’ 
 

 

 

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