Funeral director stole from grieving relatives

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An undertaker was caught on CCTV stealing floral tributes from Pontefract Crematorium and hiding them in his hearse, a court heard.

Funeral director James McTigue was also filmed throwing down tribute cards prior to taking the cherished displays.

19th October 2011
McTigues Funeral Directors
Pictured L/R: Jim McTigue, Sarah McTigue, Christopher McTigue.
PICTURE: MATTHEW PAGE

19th October 2011 McTigues Funeral Directors Pictured L/R: Jim McTigue, Sarah McTigue, Christopher McTigue. PICTURE: MATTHEW PAGE

The 64-year-old, who works for his son’s firm McTigues in Savile Road, Castleford, admitted three separate thefts.

 

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