A hawesville family is concerned the exhumed body of a loved one?
Buried 27 years ago?
Is now being held in a garage.
Wesley newman died hours after he was born 27 years ago.
His remains were laid to rest in a cemetery in macon, georgia?
But his body was exhumed more than a week ago.
44news reporter joylyn bukovac talks with family?
And shares their reaction.
Not knowing where your child is.
Just throwing him away like a bag of trash!
That is wron?little wesley newton passed away hours after he was born?
27 years ago.his body was buried in macon, georgia with his mother family until the remains were recently moved?
December 22nd.?my dad, l.t.
Newton and my brother, steven newton concocted this plan to dig that boy up and bring him up here and bury him without the mother consent?
Mike newton says the family is to supposed to bury wesley in hawesville, kentuck?
With the rest of the newton family?
But says the casket doesn't seem to have been buried yet.newton says he thinks it's still on his father's property.?as far as i know, it in the garage?
The child's mother says her e?
Husband*did talk to her about moving the body?
But she never agreed to it.
She's saying he*somehow got permits to exhume wesley casket.?i have copies of the permits and they are just not right.
There were things changed after it was notarized and so on and so forth?
44news called fair haven funeral home in macon georgi?
But they said they cant answer any questions about this case.?i have spoken with the funeral home and theye saying since they messed up, they are more than willing to go get the child, bring him back, and rebury him in the same spot?
The problem now is getting another permit.
This child is in limbo.
There is no permit to bury him?
44news reached out to lieutenant newton?
Accused of storing the remains in his garage?
But he declined to comment.
Kentucky state police say they are in early stages of this investigation.?we are working closely with our partners in georgia to for one determine if they have a valid permit to move this body and if it was a valid permit.
What laws and what permits were needed in ky?
That was joylyn bukovac reporting tonight?
And wel keep you updated as this investigation continues.