Authorities investigate Civil War grave violation

Civil War grave

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) -The Laurel Co. Sheriff says someone disturbed a Civil War grave just north of London.

According to investigators, the grave is located in an abandoned cemetery off Glenn View Lane.  Deputies say a hunter noticed the grave had been disturbed and contacted them around 9:00 a.m. on Friday.  When deputies went to investigate, they say they discovered that someone had attempted to dig up and open the grave.

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The Laurel Co. Sheriff is asking anyone with any information about the incident to please call at (606) 864-6600 or (606) 878-7000.  Callers can leave their information anonymously.