Sandbags keep graves from floating away

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Posted 7:07 PM 5/28/2014 : Sandbags weigh down floating crypts

BELLE ROSE - A flooded cemetery in Assumption Parish forced loved ones of those entombed there to scramble to weigh coffins down with sandbags before they floating away in high water.

By Wednesday afternoon, Rosehill Baptist Cemetery in Belle Rose off Highway 998 had about a foot of water... Read More

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