Derby – UK: Three council workers from Derby, England have been suspended over acting inappropriately in TikTok videos at Nottingham Road Cemetery.
In one of the clips, a man is singing and dancing in the graveyard while carrying a coffin and another joking around near a freshly dug grave with flowers inside.
The clips have thousands of views on TikTok
Another TikTok video shows two men dancing while carrying a coffin on their shoulders inside a chapel. The third clip shows a city council truck doing doughnut spins in the cemetery’s parking lot.
In another clip a group of people walking in the fog in the cemetery to the opening theme of The Walking Dead TV show.
The council has apologized for the extremely disappointed TikTok videos
Derby City Council apology to those offended by the insensitive and disrespectful behavior of the employees, adding that they were extremely disappointed by the videos.
We were extremely disappointed to identify three members of our staff. We have acted swiftly and suspended them with immediate effect while we carry out a full investigation. No one currently working at the cemetery has been involved in these videos. We do not condone this kind of behavior and we are sorry for the offence caused by these videos.The Council Spokesperson
The clips were published on TikTok in back 2020 and have since been deleted, but some of the videos are still circulating on social media.