Koster: Repairs to cemetery taking too long

4 years 4 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, June 16 2015 Jun 16, 2015 Tuesday, June 16, 2015 3:31:32 PM CDT June 16, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

BRIDGETON (AP) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says repair and maintenance work at the historic but run-down Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Louis County is taking too long.

Koster visited the 65-acre cemetery Monday. He says he has received several complaints about the cemetery in north St. Louis County.

Koster's office filed suit against the cemetery owner in January. An attorney for owner Marilyn Stanza told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that a real estate broker has been retained and three or four possible buyers have been contacted.

Attorney Gerhard Petzall says Stanza is doing everything she can to address concerns.

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