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Man held for theft of father’s corpse in Detroit

DETROIT — Police said a man arrested in the theft of his father’s corpse had hoped the body would return to life.

Lieutenant Harold Rochon told The Detroit News that the son is ‘‘very religious’’ and was ‘‘hoping his father would be resurrected.’’

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