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Bodies exposed at Florida cemetery in Hurricane Ian aftermath: 'It's hard to believe'

Human remains of those laid to rest were exposed after heavy rainfall and wind hit a central Florida cemetery during Hurricane Ian. 

Video from Fox 35 Orlando showed a graveyard in Oakland, Florida, where some graves were exposed during the torrential downpours and heavy winds of Hurricane Ian. 

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    Caskets were exposed after heavy flooding hit Oakland, Florida. (Fox 35)

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    After flooding, caskets in Oakland, Florida, were exposed. (Fox 35)

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The heavy rainfall unearthed the caskets, sweeping some away from their designated spots.

Orange County residents reportedly rushed to the cemetery in tears following the flooding, “panicked that their loved ones had been swept away” in the wreckage. 

One man discussed how his family had just buried his grandmother last week.

One man discussed how his family had just buried his grandmother last week.
(Fox 35)

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My family buried our grandmother here last Tuesday.” one man told Fox 35. “It’s hard to believe.”

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