Theft branded an ‘evil and callous act’

Seafield Crematorium

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A grieving sister from Musselburgh has branded the theft of family floral tributes from an Edinburgh crematorium as an “evil and callous act.”

Alison King (61) is trying to come to terms with the death of her brother Tom who died at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary after a long illness at the age of 59.

His funeral took place at Seafield Crematorium on Tuesday, June 17, at 10am and the next day his wife Liz caught the bus from Leith to go back to visit the flower garden. Alison, who now lives in Dunfermline, said Liz phoned her “hysterical” as the floral tributes for Tom’s funeral had been taken.

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