Reward Offered in Ft. Snelling Grave Desecration
Officials are hoping a reward will help bring in some new information that could lead to an arrest in the desecration of a grave at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office announced a reward up to s $10,000 on Tuesday for information that leads to an arrest or conviction in the case.
A maintenance worker at the cemetery discovered the disturbed gave on July 12. Officials say a large amount of ground and soil had been removed from the grave of World War II veteran Edward Redhead. He was buried there in 1971.
Investigators believe more than one person was involved. On Tuesday Sheriff Rich Stanek released several photos of photos of a folding knife that was found at the crime scene. The knife has a three-inch blade and a black handle. On one side of the handle, there is the name "Wally" inscribed in a crude manner.