Report: Texas man builds fake cemetery to keep homeless away

Homeowner reportedly used real headstones discarded by cemetery

Published On: May 20 2013 06:59:03 AM EDT   Updated On: May 20 2013 03:07:12 PM EDT

A Texas man fed up with people loitering on his property came up with a morbid way to stop them-- he turned his lawn into a fake grave yard.

Three headstones were installed on the property after several incidents with loitering by homeless and vandalism.

The homeowner is catching some heat because the headstones are real, according to The homeowner, who doesn't want his name disclosed, said a cemetery threw the headstones out because they had mistakes on them.

The homeowner said he had no idea they were real.