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Mom calls for cemetery security after thieves make off with gifts left at son’s grave site

A grieving mother is calling for proper security measures at public cemeteries after her son’s gravesite in the Prospect cemetery was raided by thieves. And she said it’s not the first time.
George Town mother Rose Eden-Sanchez said she was shocked and deeply hurt when her relatives sent her the photos of items stolen from her family’s memorial for her son Michael Eden. She said the thieves stole a live plant and silk flowers from the grave site.

“It’s bad when you go and you find a situation like this. It’s really, really, really hurtful. And I am asking you people out there who is responsible for doing these things, please stop,” said Ms. Eden-Sanchez.
Ms. Eden-Sanchez said she’s been in contact with other people who’ve had similar experiences and they are planning to form a committee to lobby for CCTV cameras for public cemeteries.
Recreation, Parks and Cemeteries Unit manager Mark Bothwell said there is no security at public cemeteries. He recommends that any incidents of theft be reported to the police. He said he has received one report of flowers being removed from a grave.

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Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath is a Trinidadian journalist with 16 years media experience with a strong background in print with her most recent stint at The Cayman Reporter. She has a BA in Mass Communications, as well as, an Associate degree in Journalism and Public Relations.

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