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Headstone vandalized in Ihlen Cemetery

As of Monday morning, Aug. 29, there were no suspects and the case remains under investigation

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IHLEN — The Pipestone County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a case of criminal damage to property in the Ihlen Cemetery, 547 41st St., following the Aug. 22 report of damage to a headstone.

Justin Jacob Olsen reported to the sheriff’s office that his daughter’s headstone was damaged. The headstone had been pushed over and a black tar substance was poured all over the base and the stone. The substance was crusted on top, but still wet underneath, the office reported.

Tips and leads, along with other investigative actions, have been followed up on. As of Monday morning, Aug. 29, there were no suspects and the case remains under investigation.

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