Advertisement

Loyalist Township headstones from as far back as 1700s damaged beyond repair: OPP

Click to play video: 'More cemetery vandalism in the Kingston region, this time around 20 headstones damaged.'
More cemetery vandalism in the Kingston region, this time around 20 headstones damaged.
Violet Cemetery located between Odessa and Napanee, Ontario suffers vandalism to nearly two dozen markers – Apr 13, 2022

Provincial Police in Lennox and Addington County are asking for the public’s assistance in finding those responsible for the damage to nearly 20 headstones.

The vandalism happened at Violet Cemetery on Violet Road in Loyalist Township sometime before 8:30 a.m. April 11.

Read more: Kingston Police arrest suspect in murder case

Police say many of the nearly 20 headstones date as far back as the 1700s and are damaged “beyond repair.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lennox and Addington County OPP.

Click to play video: 'Kingston, Ont., food bank kicks off “Give30” campaign'
Kingston, Ont., food bank kicks off “Give30” campaign

Sponsored content