Porn film accidentally shown at funeral service

Porn film accidentally shown at funeral service
Credit: Wales News Service

An investigation has been launched after a pornographic film was accidentally shown during the funeral of a father and his baby son.

Hundreds of people had gathered at the council-run Thornhill crematorium in Cardiff to pay their respects to the pair, who were killed following a car crash.

Mourners were shocked when one screen began to show a pornographic video instead of a tribute to the father, who died on New Year’s Eve. Cardiff council has launched an investigation.

A spokesman said: “The council has forwarded a written apology to the family and is carrying out an urgent investigation. There were four television screens used to display visual tributes as part of this funeral service.

“The television screen which showed the inappropriate content was recently installed, replacing a screen which was broken. We are trying to establish if the new screen – which is a smart television – could have accepted or picked up a broadcast by accident via Bluetooth or across a Wi-Fi network.

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