Eerie sculptures appear in ‘haunted’ KZN cemetery

2016-01-20 15:15

Pietermaritzburg - A cemetery in KwaZulu-Natal has been the subject of apparent strange activity, with the latest in a string of eerie occurrences seeing sculptures and busts appearing in the middle of one of the cemetery’s roads.

According to the Newcastle Advertiser, an anonymous resident sent through photographs of a series of sculptures and busts on a side road parallel to the Hardwick Street Cemetery in Newcastle.

One of the busts seems to be ‘guarding’ the cemetery, while three others can be seen further back, looking towards the first one.

The strange occurrence, which is not the first odd happening in the cemetery, has not been explained thus far, but the resident who sent through the photographs believes homeless people who live nearby may be responsible.

The cemetery also saw dismembered chicken carcasses and mystic orbs appear on tombstones in October last year, the Advertiser reported.

Candles, blood and a bag of pink powder were also seen during that incident.

A Cape Town thief meanwhile dug his own proverbial grave over the festive season when he was caught allegedly stealing flowers from a cemetery, News24 reported.

He was arrested at Plumstead cemetery on Christmas Eve and charged with theft, the City of Cape Town said in a statement.

- Read more: Cape Town cemetery flower thief makes grave error

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