A heartbroken family from New Jersey who recently said goodbye to a loved one is now grappling with even more emotional pain.

Paula Smith died from COVID-19 at just 60 years old, and her family turned her final farewell into a celebration of life.

On April 21, they watched her casket lowered into the ground at Evergreen Cemetery in Hillside. But over the weekend, they found it unearthed — and open.

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