Asshole Millionaire Fined For Building Patio with Children’s Gravestones

Holy shit. Is this guy a super villain? Someone write this into the next season of Daredevil.

Millionaire, Kim Davies, built a depraved patio out of children’s headstones stolen from a neglected chapel in Llechryd, South Wales.

Steph Cockroft via The Daily Mail:

Kim Davies, 60, took tombstones from a derelict chapel and cemented them to the walls of Llanwenarth House in Abergavenny, South Wales, where Cecil Frances Alexander penned the famous hymn.

Newport Crown Court heard how planners were horrified when they saw the ‘decorative stone plaques’ had been used as part of a gaudy £1m makeover to the Grade II-listed home, turning it into a ‘palace for an Iron Curtain dictator’.

One of the 150-year-old gravestones was even engraved with the names of three brothers and a sister who all died while under the age of four.

The wealthy businessman also used some of the graves as flagstones for a patio which he built at the £2.2m country mansion. It means children are now lying in unmarked graves at the disused Soar-y-Graig Non Conformist chapel in the village of Llechryd.

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h/t BoingBoing.