Q: I have heard of instances when a dead person is removed from a grave and reburied in a grave in another cemetery. How and why is this done?
A: The removal of the remains of a deceased person from a grave, crypt or other burial site is known as disinterment or exhumation. It can involve reburial or entombment in another grave in the same cemetery or in a new cemetery or other site.
The reasons for disinterment are numerous. Today, it is commo...
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