Skip to comments.Three Iowa County men tried to dig up a woman's grave
Posted on 09/05/2006 4:54:38 PM PDT by Obadiah
The men face charges of attempted misdemeanor theft and attempted third degree sexual assault. Investigators say the three men went to this cemetery in Cassville Saturday night to dig up the grave of Laura Tennessen.
The nursing assistant died in a motorcycle accident in Cassville, not far from where's she's buried. A criminal complaint against the men says an officer responded to the intersection of Wall and East Bluff Streets to investigate a suspicious vehicle.
The officer then questioned Alex Grunke, who was walking toward the vehicle, dressed in black and sweating, according to the complaint.
Police say they learned from Grunke that he and two others were at the cemetery to uncover Tennessen's body until a car prompted them to flee.
Officers arrived at the graveyard to find the top of the vault exposed. Also in the complaint, friend Dustin Radke admits to helping the brothers so Nicholas Grunke could have sex with the woman near the Grunke home in Ridgway.
The family's priest Father John Norder says, "We were up here last night, and I re-blessed the grave, had prayer service for them." Father Norder presided over Laura's funeral service last week. She rests next to her brother, who also died in a traffic crash, ten years ago.
Investigators do not believe the men knew Tennessen. Prosecutors say one of the suspects, Dustin Radke has a prior record. They're scheduled back in court for a preliminary hearing in ten days.
Factoid from Rotten.
Necropheliacs seperate themselves. Some like 'Gooey Lueys' and some like 'Moldy Oldies'.
Looking at those three, things become a bit clearer (if no less disgusting).
The young lady was quite beautiful. This had to be some part of a Satanic ritual or something. I've seen a lot of sick stuff (lived in New Orleans for two years, firefighter for a long time now, and have spent some time in Haiti), but this is about as sick as it gets.
Could be. Looking at the perps, I suspect they're more interested in doing each other than a dead (or live) woman.
I ran across a film on IFC about dead bodies at the LA morgue...a few hours after death things get a little ripe...a week after death and things are really nasty...this is a group of men whose elevators never leave the basement.
The guy Nicholas is really gothic. He has priors too - - SHOCKING!
I bet their parents are SO-O-O-O proud of them! /sarc
Yeah, that's what I was thinking too, some sort of Satanic cult ritual.
These guys need killing.
But officer - I asked her if it was OK and she just laid there so I took that as a yes......
Franklin Roosevelt: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
John Kennedy: "Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country."
Ronald Reagan: "Mr. Gobachev, tear down this wall!"
Diana--although this is, er, freaky, does this qualify for WI ping?
Mike--can you send out a TJP on this (on campus and can't remotely connect into my home pee-cee yet)...
I have to agree.
The girl's family should, however, be permitted as much time as they wish to beat the crap out of them. No crowbars should be allowed but baseball bats should be optional.
In the inmortal words of Sam Kinison:
"You mean to tell me, life f)(&*)&s you even after you're dead?!?!?"