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Graves Vandalized In Magoffin County


Police are investigating after dozens of graves were vandalized in Magoffin County.

It happened at Bluegrass Cemetery in Salyersville.

Witnesses tell us vandals drove vehicles over the grave sites.

Fifty-four grave stones were damaged, all broken or overturned, causing more than 60 thousand dollars in damage to the Bluegrass Cemetery.

Early this morning, just hours after the vandalism was first reported, the Magoffin County Sheriff arrested three teens, two boys and a girl, all students at Magoffin County High School.

The sheriff says they have admitted to the crime.


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