Scumball Cemetery Worker Steals Guitar from Coffin

From Gawker:

Rock n’ roll grave robber Steven Conard, a 39-year-old grounds worker at the Allouez Catholic Cemetery in Wisconsin, was placed under arrest on Saturday and charged with “felony theft from person or corpse.” Confronted at his home, Conard had confessed to removing a Fender Telecaster from the coffin of Randall Jourdan, a beloved father and grandfather who for years told everyone he knew that his dying wish was to be buried with the “pride and joy” guitar he’d played for over 40 years.

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One thought on “Scumball Cemetery Worker Steals Guitar from Coffin

  • September 27, 2011 at 8:30 pm
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    What a D bag. I don't imagine this is the first thing he has removed and/or stolen.

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