Thieves steal hearse with body inside | Inquirer News

Thieves steal hearse with body inside

/ 08:17 AM June 29, 2015

ATLANTA, United States — Atlanta police say a hearse with a body inside was stolen outside a hospital. Both were recovered a short time later.

Atlanta police Officer Ralph Woolfolk said authorities believe the hearse was taken Sunday morning outside Grady Memorial Hospital in the city’s downtown area. WSB-TV reports that it appears the driver drove through the gates of the hospital morgue.

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Woolfolk tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the suspect or suspects abandoned the hearse a few blocks from Grady, then stole a gold Ford Explorer and drove off in that vehicle.

Police say they recovered the hearse on Auburn Avenue. CBS 46 reports that the body was also recovered.

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Police were still searching for suspects Sunday afternoon.

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