Funeral Director Explains Reason Behind $1700 Coffin Switch
A Queensland funeral home accused of swapping a grandmother's expensive coffin for a cheap pine box says it was only done so the pricey casket wouldn't crack.
Rockhampton funeral director Tony Hart has told The Courier-Mail his company, Harts Family Funerals, only moved the woman's body to a crematorium in a cheaper box to protect the structural integrity of the $1700 casket her family paid for.
"The coffin she was cremated in was the same one that the family bought,"
"I just don't want this to happen to anyone else," he told The Morning Bulletin.
The family previously said
Queensland Police are still investigating and have spoken to people from the funeral