Was A Texas Morgue Employee Cremated By Mistake?

Our weekly check-in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

By Alain StephensDecember 20, 2017 10:40 am,

A news site wrote that a Beaumont morgue worker was accidentally cremated when he fell asleep at work.

Is that a fact? Gardner Selby of the Politifact Texas fact-checking team has the answer.

The World News Daily Report wrote, and Facebook readers shared, a story about a morgue employee who took a nap at work and was accidentally cremated by coworkers who mistook him for a car accident victim.

Hear how a news site’s story scored in the player above.