MUSKEGON (AP) — A funeral director accused of misleading a family into believing he had buried a woman’s cremated remains is taking his case to trial in western Michigan.
Thomas Clock III waived a hearing Monday that would have determined if there was enough evidence against him.
Muskegon County investigators say he buried an empty box in December – not the cremated remains of Helen Anthony. The Muskegon Chronicle says her remains were found in his van while he was in a hospital.
In a separate case, Clock is accused of deceiving the parents of a baby boy into believing he had buried the child’s ashes earlier in 2015.
He was president of Clock Funeral Home in White Lake, which is now closed.
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