Family sues after murdered woman’s casket pops open during funeral

Family sues after murdered woman’s casket pops open during funeral

The ​corpse of a ​Brooklyn native who was murdered by her husband was showered with rocks and dirt when her casket ​popped ​open at her Queens funeral as it was lowered into the ground, a new lawsuit charges.

The family of Nequia Webb-Davidson, 40, brought her remains to Rosehill Cemetery after she was fatally shot by her husband​, Army veteran Terrell Davidson, in a murder-suicide​ last year in Virginia.

As the casket was lowered into the ground, “[It] unexpectedly struck and was jammed into place on the side of the grave, where it remained suspended,” the Brooklyn Supreme Court suit states.

“Suddenly, and to the shock, horror and dismay of all present, th​​e decedent’s casket cover opened, and the plaintiff’s decedent’s remains were visible to plaintiffs and all of the assembled mourners.”

 

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