DETROIT -

A man who police say took his 93-year-old father's corpse from a Detroit cemetery and stored the body in a freezer has pleaded guilty.

Vincent Bright, 48, was charged with disinterment of a dead body for allegedly taking the casket of his father, Clarence, from Gethsemane Cemetery on Jan. 14.

He's set to be sentenced on Sept. 24 at 9 a.m.

--Vincent Bright

Casket found in van

Police found Clarence Bright's casket in a van that was parked at a gas station at Harper Avenue and Dickerson Street.

His body was found in a freezer in his son's home on Eastland Street.

---Gas station where empty casket was found

Sources said Bright's son had told family and friends he thought God would bring his father back to life. In fact, when police picked him up he was reportedly saying, "Wake up daddy. Wake up."

--Bright's father's casket