Authorities: Veteran's Gravesite Found 'Significantly Disturbed'
Authorities are investigating after a grave was 'significantly disturbed' at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.
According to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, a maintenance worker noticed that a significant amount of soil around a gravesite had been removed.
The gravesite belongs to a World War II-era veteran, who was buried at the cemetery in the 1970's. The veteran's family has been contacted.
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Veteran's Affairs are investigating this incident. Authorities say whoever is responsible could face felony-level charges.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 763-525-6216 or 911.