December 11, 2023

Any person broke into the crypt in a personal mausoleum at Crown Hill Cemetery in Jefferson County in a single day, pried open a coffin and stole parts of the physique contained inside it, authorities mentioned Wednesday.

Jefferson County sheriff’s officers mentioned deputies have been dispatched to the cemetery, at 7777 W. twenty ninth Ave., at 7:20 a.m. Wednesday on a report of injury to a mausoleum. There, the deputies discovered “extreme injury to the crypt entrance on a personal mausoleum, in addition to injury to the crypt and casket inside,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned in a information launch.