(WGN-AM)- Maurice Dailey, one of four people charged in the desecration of Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, is expected to bond out of Cook County Jail about 6 p.m. Thursday, a spokesman for the Cook County Sheriff said.
Dailey's wife arrived at the jail this afternoon with $20,000 in cash to bond him out, spokesman Steve Patterson said in an e-mail.
Also charged in connection with the years-long scheme to resell cemetery plots are Carolyn Towns, 49, the former manager at the cemetery, and groundskeepers Keith Nicks, 45, Terrence Nicks, 39, all of Chicago. Dailey and the other three each faces a felony charge of dismembering a human body, and could get 30 years in prison.
Towns and Keith and Terrence Nicks are all being held at the jail.
Towns is accused of masterminding the excavation of 200 to 300 bodies that were tossed in a "dump area" of the cemetery so their plots could be resold for cash.
(The Chicago Tribune contributed to this story)
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