Dozens of headstones toppled at US Jewish cemetery

2017-02-21 20:12


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University City - Authorities in the American state of Missouri are investigating after dozens of headstones were tipped over at a Jewish cemetery near St Louis.

The St Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the vandalism was reported at the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, about13km northwest of downtown St Louis.

Police spokesperson Fredrick Lemons says investigators are looking at surveillance camera footage to help determine who pushed over the headstones.

According to its website, the cemetery opened in 1893.

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