Possibly 9,000 caskets over capacity.
Burial attempts uncover two caskets, one set of bones.
Four months after being declared a crime scene, Alsip's historic Burr Oak Cemetery will reopen to the public Thursday.
For three months, Burr Oak's closure stalled a deceased woman's final wish.
State officials and the owners of Alsip's historic Burr Oak Cemetery have reached a compromise, assigning an independent chief operating officer.
Rep. Bobby Rush's "Bereaved Consumers Protection Act" includes rights of consumers of cemetery and funeral services.
Legal wrangling has begun over control of Alsip's historic Burr Oak Cemetery, but it'll be early next week before a new trustee is appointed, if one is at all.
The keys to a historic cemetery were handed back Wednesday to the owners who were in charge when several workers allegedly dug up hundreds of graves to resell burial plots.
Court-appointed boss will turn ownership back over to Perpetua on Wednesday morning as required under bankruptcy law.
The Cemetery Oversight Task Force has recommended a singular oversight office to govern all Cook County cemeteries.