Investigation underway at cemetery after wrong grave plot dug for burial

Tring Road Cemetery in Aylesbury
Tring Road Cemetery in Aylesbury

An investigation is under way after an incident at Aylesbury Cemetery in which the wrong grave plot was dug for a scheduled burial.

The cemetery is managed by Aylesbury Town Council.

A statement from the council said: “The town council has expressed its regret to a bereaved family over a regrettable incident when a scheduled burial was unable to proceed last week in Tring Road cemetery and is presently undertaking a full investigation into the matter.”

The authority added that although the grave plot was dug in the wrong place, the deceased was not interred in that plot.

They added that the following day the correct grave plot was dug and the deceased was then interred in the correct plot.