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Vandals topple 20 tombstones in Gratz

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By John Whitlock

Police are investigating the Thanksgiving Day vandalism of a graveyard in Gratz.
According to Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond, about 20 stones were overturned or damaged in the Mount Minish Cemetery sometime between Wednesday and Friday morning last week.
“Somebody went in there and either turned them over or pushed them off their bases,” Hammond said. “It was discovered when people went in there Friday morning to decorate their family gravestones for Christmas.”
Some of the stones were decades old, Hammond said.


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