Grave site damaged, police investigate the mischief

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Chilliwack:  Chilliwack RCMP are investigating a mischief to a grave site at a cemetery located at 44200 block Chilliwack Mountain Road.

On April 20th family members attended the cemetery to discover that the grave site of a deceased family member had been partially dug up. The coffin of the deceased, who had been resting there for twenty years, had not been entered.  Several shovels were left at the scene.

It is believed that the deceased had been buried with family heirlooms including jewelry and that this may have been the target of the thieves. The coffin though had been cemented closed and had not been breached.