Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Grave Error Committed in Wales

From icNorthWales:

Why is my son's photo on another man's gravestone?

Jul 26 2005

By Eryl Crump, Daily Post

A MOTHER told last night of her distress after seeing a photo of her dead son on another man's grave.

Winifred Roberts was shocked when she saw the picture of 25-year-old motorbike fan Arfon on a headstone in a North Wales cemetery.

Arfon, from Llys Einon, Llannerchymedd, died six years ago during a bike race crash at Aintree, as his dad Owen, a farmer, watched the race.


Yesterday, Morris Granite admitted the photo was wrongly included in its catalogue of headstones.

The company said it planned to replace the other man's headstone later this week.


Winifred said: ". . . The stonemason had no right to use the photograph but they put it in their catalogue and another family have chosen it from this in all innocence. This has affected us terribly."


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