Utah Man Arrested After Damaging Over 30 Headstones So Dead Could Be ‘Resurrected’

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UTAH (KSTU) – A man is in custody after allegedly damaging more than 30 headstones because he thought it would make it easier for the deceased to be “resurrected,” according to police.

Payson Police Lt. Bill Wright said 36-year-old Spencer Robinson was arrested after knocking over more than 30 graves stones at the Payson City Cemetery Monday night (March 30).

According to the cemetery, some of the damaged stones are more than 100 years old and may not be replaced.

Police said Robinson had been removed from the cemetery days earlier for moving grave markers.

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