From the Monterey County (Calif.) Herald of Oct. 19, 2005:
$40,000 award in cemetery lawsuit
By JULIANA BARBASSA
FRESNO - A Hmong family was awarded more than $40,000 Tuesday in a suit charging a local cemetery with burying their matriarch in a grave that already contained someone else's bones -- a repulsive finding family members said was an affront to their religious beliefs.
Xia Yang's family had paid $1,914.38 for a plot at Mountain View cemetery in 2003. When they were shoveling dirt over the grave, following three days and three nights of a traditional funeral, they saw bones and two rusty casket handles in the dirt.
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