MUSKEGON, Mich. — Additional charges are expected against a Whitehall funeral director after a container that was to have contained the cremated remains of a baby was found to be empty.
Muskegon County investigators on Friday dug up the container at Fruitland Township Cemetery and found it didn't contain remains of the 6-month-old child, who died about a year ago.
Muskegon County Sheriff Dean Roesler says he'll seek charges against Thomas Claude Clock III, who was to have handled the remains.
The Associated Press left a message Friday seeking comment from a lawyer for Clock.
Clock earlier was charged after authorities saidhe buried an empty urnin December and misled a family into thinking it contained a relative's cremated remains. Days after being charged, Clock was arrested for drunk driving.
The Associated Press contributed to this report