Apr 10, 2014 5:22 AM by Associated Press
MISSISSIPPI (AP) - Three people have been arrested this week in a cemetery vandalism case that dates back to 2011.
Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards says 21-year-old Marc Hall of Myrtle and 20-year-old Christopher Wood of Tupelo are each charged with felony malicious mischief and conspiracy to commit a crime. If convicted, they each face a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and restitution.
They're accused of vandalism at the Union Hill Cemetery in the Pooleville Community. The cemetery is owned and operated by Union Hill United Methodist Church.
Church members tell WTVA-TV in Tupelo (http://bit.ly/1sA0Bqz ) gravestones were overturned and flower vases broken.
Some family members say they spent hundreds of dollars to restore the tombstones.
Information from: WTVA-TV, http://www.wtva.com
(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
3 minutes ago
Do you have a tip, information about a breaking news story, or a story idea for 6 Investigates? Contact the KRIS 6 News Desk at 361-884-6666 or send us an email.
Send us your feedback. We want to hear from you!
Look at photos and videos and share them!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Website
Get KRISTV.com on your mobile or PDA!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Apps
Get our mobile apps on your mobile or PDA!
See the latest winning numbers!
|6 News Team
Read about your favorite KRIS-TV personalities!
|FCC Online Public File
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and more