Vandal shoots headstone in Johnson City cemetery; sheriff seeks info

Johnson City Press • Jul 26, 2016 at 4:57 PM

Someone shot the bronze cover over a photograph of the deceased on a headstone in a McKinley Road cemetery, prompting the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to seek help in identifying the vandal.

Sheriff Ed Graybeal said the vandalism at 104 McKinley Road caused the family great pain. A report filed by the father advised that an unknown person shot at a bronze cover over a photograph on his son’s headstone. The bronze cover and the photograph were damaged.

Anyone with information regarding the vandalism was asked to call the Sheriff’s Office 423-788-1414.

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