A dead person was refused entry to his own funeral because he had not arrived in a casket.
Che Lewis, 29, and his father Adlay Lewis, 54, were said to be buried together after being shot and killed in their Port of Spain home in Trinidad and Tobago.
The November 25 funeral received a lot of attention because it was streamed online.
Che’s body was reportedly driven to the church in the seated position on a roofless hearse for onlookers to see.
Videos circulating on social media show Che’s corpse sitting in the chair, wearing white pants and a pink jacket outside St. John the Evangelist Church.
As it turns out, people don’t realize he’s the deceased rather than someone attending the funeral.
Some even berated the lifeless man for not wearing a face mask.
Upon arrival at the church, Che was reportedly refused entry by staff who were amazed at what they saw.
Unlike Che, the Aldlay family had placed them in a chest.
After the funeral service, the father and son were finally buried in St. John the Evangelist Cemetery.
Police officer Brent Batson told local media, Trinidad Express, “We are disappointed with the reckless behavior of Dennie’s Funeral Home.
“Dangerously transporting people is an offense with a fine of £ 750 and police will continue to investigate the funeral home’s conduct on the road.”
Che’s brother Abisaya John, 45, was also shot dead in their parents’ home on July 24 this year.