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Reward offered in W.Va. cemetery vandalism

March 26, 2019

WESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia are looking for vandals responsible for damaging 21 cemetery gravestones.

WBOY-TV reports the damage happened recently at the Machpelah Cemetery in Weston. Some of the graves date to 1888. The cemetery’s board estimates the damage at nearly $10,000.

The board is offering a $1,000 reward leading to the conviction of those responsible. The Weston Police Department is investigating.

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Information from: WBOY-TV, http://www.wboy.com