Hearse driver loses dead body and coffin on his way to funeral

Hearse (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

The driver of a hearse is appealing to the public for help with finding a dead body and a coffin, after his hearse went missing while eating at a restaurant.

The incident unfolded in Munich, Germany, as the driver was making his from Italy to Poland.

The 24-year-old man, who was not identified, traveled through the city around 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, and decided to get something to eat near the central train station.

After returning to the spot where he parked the hearse, he learned that someone took it along with the dead body and coffin.

Police believe that the man consumed several alcoholic refreshments, leading to a lapse in his memory. Police are seeking witnesses to the whereabouts of the vehicle, which has license plates of Poland.

The driver of Poland went to Italy to take the polish dead woman back to her homeland for burial. Police described the vehicle as a classic hearse as it is black with white curtains on the windows.