Bruce Township, Michigan: Vandals Break As Many As 40 Headstones in a Cemetery Including Some For Veterans of the Civil War

Posted by admin on Sep 11, 2013

Dozens of headstones have been destroyed at cemetery in Bruce Township and some of the headstones belong to veterans of the Civil War. “This cemetery has been destroyed. It’s completely destroyed,” said Richard Cory, the Bruce Township Supervisor.

You could hear the disbelief in his voice as he walked the Goodrich Cemetery and looked at the majority of the headstones desecrated. “I said ‘oh my God, this is unbelievable. ‘ But then I started looking around and it’s the whole cemetery,” said Cory. Two weeks ago about 40 headstones were knocked over and destroyed.

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