Vandals damage grave markers at Nelson Memorial Cemetery

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
July 24th, 2015

City of Nelson Memorial Cemetery staff arrived to work Friday morning to find that vandals pushed over a handful of grave markers during the night.

Nelson Police were called to the Uphill-based cemetery to investigate the vandalism.

Police found that vandals had pushed over the grave markers in the Anglican section of the Nelson Cemetery.

Public Works staff spent part of the morning restoring the markers.

One grave marker had to be clamped together after suffering damage during the vandals overnight spree.

Police continue to investigate the vandalism.

The Nelson Memorial Cemetery, located in a peaceful setting on the 2300 block of Falls Street, is equipped with security cameras.

Nelson Memorial Cemetery staff have had to deal with vandals in the past damaging grave markers.

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