California father buries wrong man thinking it's his son following coroner's mistake


    The joy of a father knew no bounds
    when eleven days after he buried his son, he was told he had buried
    the wrong person and his son was still alive. Orange County coroner’s
    officials had misidentified a body they found dead behind a Verizon
    store in Fountain Valley, California on May 6 and contacted the wrong family with the information.

    J Kerrigan, 82, of Wildomar, told of how he called the coroner’s office
    and was told the body was that of his son, Frank M. Kerrigan, 57, who
    is mentally ill and had been living on the street by choice. He asked if
    he needed to identify…

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