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returning to USS North Carolina for 2nd investigation April 25th 2015

 Hello everyone, I just wante to update our readers on some of the activity here at Lost and Found Ohio, we have had some technical glitches getting the website fully updated this year that have put us behind schedule, but Tom assures me we are almost ready to unveil the new look and a new content for the site shortly. In the mean time I have been hosting ghost hunts down at the Old Licking County Jail and going on more investigations with my friends at the United Paranormal Project  www.1upp.org  this spring including Bryn Du Mansion and the Gill House and will have pics up in the galleries as soon as I can access the new galleries/website software. Even more exciting is that I am also returning the do a second investigation of the USS North Carolina next weekend April 25th 2015 and will be making a week out of state and doing a second investigation on the way back to Ohio. I can wait to return to this amazing ship and see what we can find in our second investigation.  The ship is a floating museum currently and has an amazing history you can find here.  http://www.battleshipnc.com/    http://battleshipnc.com/AbouttheShip/History    and here  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_North_Carolina_(BB-55)  

 so please have a bit more patience with us and we will return to our previous ways of supplying more amazing picture galleries and articles about the paranormal , haunted locations and history including galleries and videos of our cemetery photography for you to enjoy soon.

Marty Myers

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2nd public ghost hunt at the Old Licking County Jail April 11th 2015

The United Paranormal Project will be hosting a 2nd Public Ghost Hunt at the Old Licking County Jail this Saturday April 11th 2015. The demand for tickets for the previous Public ghost hunt was HUGE so a second event/hunt was scheduled.


 Come visit the Haunted Old Licking County Jail   www.parajail.com

Decades after the last inmate walked out of the old Licking County jail, echoes of the lives spent within its walls  and the deaths that have occurred here still resonate among the empty cells and unquiet halls.

The Old Jail has had far more than its share of Death and horror during its 100 years of service. It was built in an age where punishment was deemed more important than correction and where corruption was as likely an outcome as justice. The Imposing structure was designed to look more like an ancient castle and has more in common with the Tower of London than with any modern correctional facility. The Jailor/Sherriff and his family lived within these glum walls as well as the inmates and within the walls of this Castle like building three of the Sheriff's died, along with numerous inmates. In fact there are at least 18 confirmed deaths at the location

Infamous murderers including "The Hand Saw Slayer", "The 22 Caliber Serial Killers", "The Proposal Day Murderer" and many more were housed here, but the most infamous death/killing here at the old jail was so shocking it made national news., that of Carl Etherington,  a Dry-Agent Detective being held at the jail for protection from an angry mob of over a thousand people who had gathered demanding he be turned over to them to face their lynch mob justice. They stormed the jail and rammed the North entrance of the jail door down before finally gaining entry. They rushed up to the second floor cell block where Etherinton was being held and beat him to death with a hammer. Then the mob drug him out of the jail and up to the Southeast side of the Town Square where they lynched him to a telegraph pole. It is said that nearly 5,000 people including women and children all came to take a peak at the hanging agent. The Govenor of the state called in the national guard to restore order and canned the sherriff and Newarks Mayor. Then there is the case of  "Laura Devlin" a 72 year old women who went mad and killed her husband then cut his arms and legs off with a hand saw and placed his arms and head in her oven and cooked them who also called the old jail her  home for awhile.

 Much paranormal phenomina has been witnessed and even recorded at the jail during investigations and as renovation of the historic building continues activity seems to be on the rise. An aparition has been caught on video stalking behind an investigator in the matrons/womans section on the 4th floor.  A Mad cackling woman is oftn heard laughing/screaming from the 4th floor womans cell block and another aparition has been cuaght in photographs standing in the basement/ dungeon under the jail.  Dont miss out on being some of the first to explore and experience this unique location. these can be seen on the jails website.

http://www.parajail.com/public-ghost-hunts.php


Ever thought about spending the night in a Haunted Jail? Well this one has 18 Known Deaths that have occurred in it, 6 of them being Suicides. From a Woman setting herself  on Fire, to a Man slitting his own throat with a Razor in the showers. The Paranormal Activity here is VERY STRONG! These hunts are designed for folks who are not members of a Paranormal Team. Our Public Ghost Hunts last from 9:00 pm to 4:00 am and the check-in time is 8:30 pm. After everyone is registered and divided into groups, guides will assist you in your exploration of this historic building. After a brief paranormal tour you will be with one of our experienced ghost hunting guides. Our guides are here to ensure that you have a positive and safe evening. Some equipment will be provided and you are welcome to bring your own. Everyone should bring a small flashlight for navigating in the dark.  Everyone is required to act in a respectful manner or they will be asked to leave without a refund.


Anyone wanting to schedule their own private investigation of the Licking County Jail may do so on the website www.parajail.com

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Public Ghost Hunt at the Old Licking County Jail March 21st 2015

The United Paranormal Project will be hosting a Public Ghost Hunt at the Old Licking County Jail this saturday March 21st 2015


 Come visit the Haunted Old Licking County Jail   www.parajail.com

Decades after the last inmate walked out of the old Licking County jail, echoes of the lives spent within its walls  and the deaths that have occurred here still resonate among the empty cells and unquiet halls.

The Old Jail has had far more than its share of Death and horror during its 100 years of service. It was built in an age where punishment was deemed more important than correction and where corruption was as likely an outcome as justice. The Imposing structure was designed to look more like an ancient castle and has more in common with the Tower of London than with any modern correctional facility. The Jailor/Sherriff and his family lived within these glum walls as well as the inmates and within the walls of this Castle like building three of the Sheriff's died, along with numerous inmates. In fact there are at least 18 confirmed deaths at the location

Infamous murderers including "The Hand Saw Slayer", "The 22 Caliber Serial Killers", "The Proposal Day Murderer" and many more were housed here, but the most infamous death/killing here at the old jail was so shocking it made national news., that of Carl Etherington,  a Dry-Agent Detective being held at the jail for protection from an angry mob of over a thousand people who had gathered demanding he be turned over to them to face their lynch mob justice. They stormed the jail and rammed the North entrance of the jail door down before finally gaining entry. They rushed up to the second floor cell block where Etherinton was being held and beat him to death with a hammer. Then the mob drug him out of the jail and up to the Southeast side of the Town Square where they lynched him to a telegraph pole. It is said that nearly 5,000 people including women and children all came to take a peak at the hanging agent. The Govenor of the state called in the national guard to restore order and canned the sherriff and Newarks Mayor. Then there is the case of  "Laura Devlin" a 72 year old women who went mad and killed her husband then cut his arms and legs off with a hand saw and placed his arms and head in her oven and cooked them who also called the old jail her  home for awhile.

 Much paranormal phenomina has been witnessed and even recorded at the jail during investigations and as renovation of the historic building continues activity seems to be on the rise. An aparition has been caught on video stalking behind an investigator in the matrons/womans section on the 4th floor.  A Mad cackling woman is oftn heard laughing/screaming from the 4th floor womans cell block and another aparition has been cuaght in photographs standing in the basement/ dungeon under the jail.  Dont miss out on being some of the first to explore and experience this unique location. these can be seen on the jails website.

http://www.parajail.com/public-ghost-hunts.php


Ever thought about spending the night in a Haunted Jail? Well this one has 18 Known Deaths that have occurred in it, 6 of them being Suicides. From a Woman setting herself  on Fire, to a Man slitting his own throat with a Razor in the showers. The Paranormal Activity here is VERY STRONG! These hunts are designed for folks who are not members of a Paranormal Team. Our Public Ghost Hunts last from 9:00 pm to 4:00 am and the check-in time is 8:30 pm. After everyone is registered and divided into groups, guides will assist you in your exploration of this historic building. After a brief paranormal tour you will be with one of our experienced ghost hunting guides. Our guides are here to ensure that you have a positive and safe evening. Some equipment will be provided and you are welcome to bring your own. Everyone should bring a small flashlight for navigating in the dark.  Everyone is required to act in a respectful manner or they will be asked to leave without a refund.


Anyone wanting to schedule their own private investigation of the Licking County Jail may do so on the website www.parajail.com

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Ancient Chilean Mummies continued existance threatened

in todays blog article we find that after surviving for over 7 thousand years the Chinchorro Mummies time may finally be up due to changing enviormental conditions.

Ancient Chilean Mummies Now Turning into Black Ooze: Here's Why

Laura Geggel  on Life Science  3/10/2015

http://news.yahoo.com/ancient-chilean-mummies-now-turning-black-ooze-heres-124727350.html


  The famous Chinchorro mummies, which have remained preserved in Chile for more than 7,000 years, are now under threat from increased levels of moisture.

Humid air is allowing bacteria to grow, causing the mummies' skin "to go black and become gelatinous," said Ralph Mitchell, a professor emeritus of applied biology at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, who examined the rotting mummies.

The rapid deterioration began within the past 10 years, and has affected some of the 120 mummies that are housed at the University of Tarapacá’s archeological museum in the northern port city of Arica, the researchers said.

It was unclear why some of these mummies started degrading into black ooze, so Chilean preservationists asked Mitchell and his colleagues to study the microflora, or the bacteria, on the mummies' bodies.

Tests showed that the bacteria aren't from ancient organisms. They are simply bacteria that normally live on people's skin, Mitchell said. He called the bacteria "opportunist" because "as soon as the right temperature and right moisture appeared, they started to use the skin as nutrients." [In Photos: Chilean Mummy Shows Signs of Arsenic Poisoning]

Unless the mummies can be kept under the right temperature and humidity conditions, "the native microorganisms are going to chew these guys right up," Mitchell said.

Skin-crawling experiment

In their experiments, Mitchell and his team adjusted the air's humidity levels from dry to damp, looking at how each humidity level affected the skin of the mummies. The researchers did their initial experiments on pig skin, to limit the amount of mummy skin they needed to use.

Humidity levels in the region of the museum have increased recently, Sepulveda said. Normally, Arica is arid — it is located near the Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world (outside of Earth's polar regions).Chile's changing climate may explain why the mummies are disintegrating, said Marcela Sepulveda, a professor of archaeology at the University of Tarapacá.They found that the skin began to fall apart after 21 days at high humidity. To save the mummies, the museum will need to keep the humidity in the room where the mummies are stored between 40 and 60 percent, the researchers found. Higher humidity could cause more degradation, and lower humidity could damage the mummies' skin, Mitchell said.

"It hasn't rained in parts of that desert for 400 years," Mitchell said.

But in the past 10 years, fog has come in off the Pacific, possibly because of climate change, Mitchell said. And "because there is more moisture around, the mummies have begun to disintegrate," he said.

Ancient mummies

Efforts to preserve the mummies are underway. The museum's researchers are measuring and adjusting the humidity, temperature and light in the room where the mummies are housed on a daily basis, Sepulveda said.

The Chinchorro were a hunter-gatherer group of people who lived along the coast of modern-day Chile and Peru, and they mummified people from all levels of society.These measures could help preserve the Chinchorro mummies, which are at least 2,000 years older than Egyptian mummies. Radiocarbon dating puts the youngest mummies at 5050 B.C., making them the world's oldest man-made mummies, Mitchell said. (Some older human remains may have been mummified by natural processes.)

"These aren't just kings, these are ordinary people," Mitchell said. [Image Gallery: Inca Child Mummies]

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Excavated records show the perilous past of 17th century Londoners

Ancient Londoners to be dug up in railway project, volenteers working to try to identify individuals.

Excavated records show the perilous past of 17th century Londoners

by Sam Wilkin Reuters Feb 9nth 2015

http://news.yahoo.com/excavated-records-show-perilous-past-17th-century-londoners-133109012.html

LONDON (Reuters) - Londoners in the 17th century were never far from danger as plague, infant mortality and angry mobs menaced the capital, burial records dug up by the Crossrail construction project showed on Monday.

Crossrail, a 15 billion pound ($23 billion) railway link connecting east and west London due to open in 2018, is conducting a marathon digging operation for the 42 km (26 miles) of new tunnels under the British capital.

Sixteen volunteers working with Crossrail did a different sort of digging, combing through parish records to provide the names of more than 3,000 people at the Bedlam Burial Ground under Liverpool Street Station.

The majority of those identified were buried between 1570 and 1729, a period which included the English civil war of 1642-51, the Great Plague of 1665, and the Great Fire of London of 1666.

"This research is a window into one of the most turbulent periods of London's past," Jay Carver, Crossrail's lead archaeologist, said in a statement.

Among those identified was Nicholas Ambrose, a mayor of London buried in 1575, and John Lamb, an astrologer with noble clients who was stoned to death by an angry mob in 1628 after allegations of rape and black magic.

But most of those buried at Bedlam were London's poor, and the records paint a picture of a fragile existence where disease and infant mortality were never far away.

One man, John Smith, buried three of his children within a month in 1574, and made his own final trip to Bedlam four years later.

Hundreds more of the people identified had fallen victim to the plague or other epidemics such as small pox and tuberculosis.

The burial ground took its name from the nearby Bethlehem Hospital for the mentally ill whose name was commonly shortened to Bedlam.

The ground did not keep its own records, so the volunteers searched the records of over 100 parish churches in central London which sent their members to Bedlam to be buried.

Crossrail will begin excavating the ground next month, and will submit the skeletons to scientific analysis before reburying them in consecrated ground.

The railway, which will link Heathrow Airport and central London to suburbs and satellite towns, is Europe's largest infrastructure project and is now half complete, on budget and on schedule.

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Naked and Afraid Paranormal the next BLAH Thing coming to a cable network soon

Todays blog is an email a friend of mine passed on to me that I feel like sharing with everyone regarding paranormal/reality tv and its increasing nose dive. IMO as more/most paranormal shows have been produced and are getting increasingly low budget/quality. Here is one great example of what might make it onto your tv in the near future and my own response below.

____________________

Chrissy Glickman 

Hi,

My name is Chrissy & I work at a production company in LA called Matador. We are casting paranormal investigators for a new television show on a major cable network where we will be taking paranormal investigating to the next level!

For this paranormal investigating show, we are putting a different spin on paranormal investigating and we are looking for people and/or teams that would be interested in taking paranormal investigating to the next level by doing it in the nude. This is the REAL NAKED & AFRAID! We will have different teams going to different haunted locations around the country.

We are following this concept because we want to see if people get different readings then then do when you are clothed, if the paranormal world is more eager to communicate when someone is so vulnerable, etc.

All private parts will be blurred out & there will be compensation.

This show is not about putting a bad light, causing drama or making fun of the paranormal. This idea was brought to our company after research on paranormal investigation teams in history doing it in the nude and we want to see if their reasonings for doing it in the nude really do get spirits to communicate easier.

If this is a paranormal challenge you are willing to try, then email me back because I would love to set up a Skype with you asap. Let me know if something like this intrigues you.

Hope to speak further.

Thanks,

______________

my own response.....

Wow and I thought we had already plummed the bottom of the barrow in paranormal/reality trash tv . I should have known better. I cant imagine that this show, if it even makes it on for a whole season would Ever, Ever do anything positive for the paranormal community or to advance it in any way. To put it bluntly, I feel only media whores would entertain the notion of participating in such a show. Short sighted ones at that, as any credibility you may have had before this would be completely blown. I would actually watch a paranormal spoof porno/horror film built around this premise any day before watching an actual show based on this idea.  

  Marty Myers

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Happy Halidays and news/updates for the new year at Lost and Found Ohio

Happy Holidays everyone

    I hope all of you have a wonderfull winter/holiday break coming up. We have a bit of news to share, Lost and Found Ohio is going to be upgrading the website and photo galleries here in the next month or two! we have not been abe to upload pictures to the site for most of this year which has really bummed us out but we will soon be able to put up more fresh content next year including more cemetery tour videos! I am going to be off of the site thru Christmas but we will still be checking our email so if you need to get ahold of us drop us a message.

  I will also be down at the Old Haunted Licking County jail a couple times this month including helping host the 2nd Paranormal Lockdown there this weeekend details at www.parajail.com  and we will have a public hunt January 3rd there so if you want in check the website and get your tickets. 

    I will be joining my UPP fellow paranormal investigators for a residencial investigation this month as well so there are still things going on here at Lost and Found Ohio and at the United Paranormal Project  www.1upp.org

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The First President of The United States Unmarked Grave

To underscore just how forgetfull we can be as a nation here is a little know fact the first American president has been so overlooked and forgotten that today his grave is unmarked and under a parking lot.

The forgotten first president   Hint: It wasn’t George Washington

Top Line 
11/25/2014   
By Rick Klein, Richard Coolidge and Jordyn Phelps

Original Article: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/the-forgotten-first-president--hint--it-wasn-t-george-washington-231001160.html

Here’s a Thanksgiving pop quiz: Who was the nation’s first president?

If you answered George Washington, pass the gravy and get ready for a history lesson. It was actually John Hanson, a founding father whose name is largely forgotten in the pages of American history – until now.

“They were both first presidents. We've had two governments,” said Peter Michael, a descendent of Hanson’s who is working to revive his memory as the first president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation, the precursor to the Constitution.

“George Washington was very famously the first president of our second government under the Constitution,” Michael told “Top Line” during a recent interview outside a replica of Hanson’s historic home in Frederick, Maryland. “But for eight years before the birth of that second government, we had an original government chartered under the Articles of Confederation. It had its presidents, the first of whom was John Hanson."

Michael, who has authored a biography about his ancestor’s life and also presides over a memorial association in his honor, explained that Hanson played a central role in putting the United States on solid footing in the wake of the Revolutionary War.

“John Hanson and his Congress inherited a blank slate and had to create a government from whole cloth and they did -- and successfully,” Michael said. “If they hadn't, the United States might not have existed."

Under the Articles of the Confederation, the young United States was governed under a single unified government, without separate executive and legislative branches. And Hanson, as an elder statesman at age 66, was nominated by his peers in Congress to lead the fragile new government in 1781.

“The American icons of the Revolutionary period -- Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Franklin, [and] others -- looked to John Hanson as the one [who] twice saved the nation and also to Hanson's way with people,” Michael said. “When no one else could do it, he persuaded the six states with the western lands to cede the western lands.”

We also have Hanson to thank for Thanksgiving.

"Thanksgiving, as an observance, had been recognized since the days of the pilgrims,” Michael said. “But it fell to John Hanson to establish Thanksgiving as an official annual observed holiday. It became a paid holiday, and a day off, in the Franklin Roosevelt administration."

Hanson served a one-year term as president and died a year later in 1783.

But in the decades and centuries following his death, Hanson’s memory would be largely forgotten to history. So forgotten, in fact, that his home in Frederick, Maryland, was demolished in the 1980s (a replica has since been built in its place) and his grave, in Prince George’s Country, Maryland, was paved over to make way for a parking lot. The burial site remains unmarked today.

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Man Buys House, Finds Corpse Chained Inside

House comes complete with corpse

Original Article: http://news.yahoo.com/bargain-florida-home-comes-complete-corpse-214758530.html

By Barbara Liston   Reuters 11/11/2014

ORLANDO Fla.  William Wilson thought it suspicious that the doors of a long-vacant home he bought at auction on Tuesday in southwest Florida were chained from the inside.

Kids next door told him not to be surprised if he found a dead body because they never saw the owner leave.

Still, Wilson said it came as a shock to discover a nearly mummified body lying on the floor of the master bedroom next to the bed.

"It wasn't expected, that's for sure," Wilson told Reuters.

Cape Coral police wrapped yellow crime scene tape around the weathered pink house's overgrown yard. Sergeant Dana Coston said there are no obvious signs of foul play but an investigation is pending.

Wilson said he bought the house for $96,000 after it went to auction because of the owner's failure to pay property taxes for three years. Old droppings from a pet bird suggest it drank out of the toilet before the water supply was turned off, Wilson said, but he did not find any sign of the bird.

He said it appeared the owner had been in the process of packing her belongings.

Wilson said he has learned that two elderly sisters from Venezuela who spoke little English lived in the home and that one died in 2005.

He said the neighborhood kids told him police had been called twice to check on the owner but never did. Coston said police had no record of a call for a well-being check on the woman.

Wilson said he bought the house for his sister-in-law and her family, who moved recently from Cuba.

"She doesn't want it now. She's ... kind of superstitious," he said.

Wilson said he will clean up the house and try to resell it.

"The sad thing was she was there for three years and no family ever showed up to ask what happened," Wilson said.

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Mexico City Running Out of Cemeteries; Drastic Measures Could End Strong Traditions Honoring The Dead

Could Mexicon's celebration of The Day of The Dead, honoring their deceased loved ones, become a thing of the past?

Expanding Mexico City Running Out of Cemeteries

AP  10/28/2014 
By:  OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ

Original Article: http://news.yahoo.com/expanding-mexico-city-running-cemeteries-044141306.html

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Edgardo Galvan watched as two gravediggers shoveled muddy soil from his father's grave until they reached a set of bones mixed with wood chips, the remnants of the coffin he was buried in seven years earlier.

The gravediggers placed the bones in a black plastic bag and handed them to Galvan, who planned to cremate them and put the ashes in a small crypt the family bought in a church.

"I've had to go through two difficult moments, first burying him and now unburying him," the 42-year-old carpenter said as he stood in the San Isidro cemetery in the Mexico City borough of Azcapotzalco.

Mexico's capital is rapidly running out of gravesites and many residents of this growing metropolis of 9 million people have to exhume the remains of their loved ones once the burial rights expire to make room for new bodies. Officials say there is no public land available for new cemeteries.

The lack of cemetery space has prompted the city's legislative assembly to propose a law that would reduce the time a body can remain in a grave and encourage people to cremate the bodies of their love ones, a move that critics say will threaten Mexico's long and rich traditions surrounding burying and celebrating the dead.

Assemblywoman Polimnia Sierra, who proposed the law, said the city's 119 cemeteries only have 71,000 gravesites available and that each year about 30,000 people die in the capital.

"In less than three years (the cemeteries) will be completely filled," said Sierra in defense of the law which was passed by the assembly this summer but sent back by Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera who wanted changes to its language. A vote on the revised law is expected soon.

It would require that the city government educate people about cremation as an option and build more crematoriums — there are currently just two public crematoriums. It would also lower the maximum gravesite tenure from 21 years to 15 years, as long as cemetery rights are paid.

Complicating matters is that the regulations aren't applied consistently, with borough officials administering and sometimes setting their own grave time limits in the cemeteries in their areas. Sierra said there have been cases of cemeteries exhuming graves to bury someone else in as little as one year.

Once exhumed, families commonly put the remains in above-ground niches offered by the cemetery, cremate them, bury them in a different cemetery or if no one claims the remains, they are re-buried at the same grave but underneath the coffin and tombstone of the new body.

While other countries around the world reuse graves, it is a sensitive issue in Mexico where celebrating the dead is still a living part of the culture.

The law has become a tug-of-war between government officials in the center of this sprawling metropolis, which is increasingly growing vertically, and residents of its outer, more rural boroughs who preserve pre-Columbian traditions.

The law's opponents say above-ground mausoleums and crypts don't allow for the traditional Day of the Dead celebrations on Nov. 1 and 2, when Mexicans honor the dead by building elaborate altars on their tombstones, laden with candles, flowers, colorful sugar skulls and the favorite food and drink of the departed. Entire families gather in cemeteries brightened by flickering candles to pray and share memories of their loved ones, whose photos sit on the graves.

Jesus Guzman, a member of the Autonomous Union of Native Towns and Neighborhoods of the Federal District, said many indigenous Mexicans prefer burial and are reluctant to accept cremation.

"Their worldview is not the same as ours," said Guzman of city officials backing the law. "Can you imagine that with the stroke of a pen they can erase All Saints Day and the Day of the Dead? They have no idea what they are doing."

In June, his group blocked a major avenue to protest the law.

In Mexico City's outer boroughs it's still common to see a nightlong wake being held on the patio of a home, then mourners carrying the coffin on their shoulders through traffic-clogged streets toward the cemetery. The processions are often accompanied by brass bands or mariachis.

"What really bothers us is that they don't respect our loved ones. They come a year or two after we bury them, take them out of the grave and bury whoever is next," said Jose Jimenez, who helps administer the San Francisco cemetery in the borough of Magdalena Contreras. "We won't allow them to take away our resources, our cemetery."

At the Azcapotzalco cemetery where Galvan's father was buried, 63,000 older gravesites are sold in perpetuity — burial time limits were established in 1984. Another 22,000 have limited tenure. Some graves have fresh flowers, but many others are overgrown with weeds. Records are kept in old ledgers, some barely legible, and officials say it's unclear how many graves have been abandoned.

Like many Mexicans, Galvan says mausoleums and crypts still seem like a foreign option to him.

His family has bought a crypt in a church in Mexico City's Tlatelolco neighborhood. Galvan said his mother wants her ashes, her husband's ashes, and two of her children's ashes, including his, to be in the same crypt.

"I told her that's fine, my ashes can be in that crypt but first I want to be buried, I want to be in the ground for at least a year," he said.

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