This Day in Norwood History- August 28, 1939-Norwood Cemetery Damaged by Vandals

Mon, Aug 28, 1939 – 3 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts)

, Aug. 28 (Monday)— Vandals caused damage of $1000 early today when they overturned and damaged about 16 headstones in the . Most of the damage was on one side of the cemetery bordering Winter st. The vandalism was confined to the Catholic section where many stones were knocked from their pedestals.

Police Chief requested the services of state police fingerprint men and Lieut. was assigned to aid the investigation. Scores of persons visited the cemetery to view the damage. Two suspects were taken to police headquarters but were later released.

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