Problem grave at Arlington now a criminal investigation





A "suspect" discovery at Arlington National Cemetery has led to a criminal investigation into how eight sets of human remains ended up in a single grave at America's most famous military burial ground.

It is the first criminal investigation after a series of recent revelations of misplaced human remains at Arlington.

The cemetery was tipped off this fall about a possible problem involving urns found in a pile of dirt several years ago by a contractor working at the cemetery.

When Kathryn Condon, who oversees the cemetery, asked about the two urns the contractor saw, an employee let her know that someone should look at a particular gravesite marked "Unknown."

Condon, who is executive director of the Army Cemeteries Program, called the Army's Criminal Investigation Command to help investigate....




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