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Grave maker and statue missing from Mahoning Valley Memorial Park

Grave maker and statue missing from Mahoning Valley Memorial Park

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A brass grave marker and brass statue are missing from the Mahoning Valley Memorial park on Hubbard Road in Youngstown.

A caretaker at the cemetery says he was last at the cemetery on Monday, and when he returned on Wednesday he noticed that the BASKIN grave marker was missing, and the Old Glory 3 brass statue had been sawed off and was missing from the center of the park.

Parts of the brass statue were recovered at Girard Recycling and have been returned to the cemetery.

The thief sold the pieces for $25.50, but the statue in it's entirety is worth over $36,000.

The grave marker has not been found.

Girard police have a suspect, but will not release his name at this time.

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