The family of a deceased San Antonio woman whose body went missing from her casket has sued the funeral parlor for negligence, with their attorneys alleging they allowed an embalming company with an employee who was “into Satan” access to the body, according to court records and published reports.
On August 15, 2015, a memorial service was held at Mission Cherry Park for Julie Mott, a 25-year-old woman who died from natural causes.
“Sometime later that day, after the memorial service but before the body was transferred to a crematorium, Mission lost possession of Julie Mott’s body and to this day has been unable to explain how they lost the body,” according to the $2.5 million lawsuit, which was obtained by PEOPLE.
The pending lawsuit went to trial three weeks ago and a jury was expected to begin deliberations Tuesday.
In an unexpected twist last week, the family’s attorney questioned a third party embalming contractor about one