At Least 10 Grave Markers Stolen From Cemetery

FLINT (WWJ/AP) – Officials say at least 10 bronze grave markers have been stolen from a Flint cemetery.

Gracelawn Cemetery manager Ted Jordan told The Flint Journal that the thefts were noticed within the last three weeks, leaving families distraught. One man told police he went to the cemetery last Sunday and noticed two markers missing.

“It’s a very emotional thing for the families. I thought I’d seen everything, but this takes the cake. It doesn’t get any lower than this,” Jordan said.

Families have been notified and there’s speculation the thefts may be for scrap metal.

Anyone with information on the thefts is asked to call Flint police at 810-237-6801.

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