Human Skull Stolen From Crypt At Pa. Cemetery
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) – Police in northeastern Pennsylvania want to know who broke into a mausoleum, smashed open a crypt and stole a human skull from a decades-old casket.
Workers at Hollenback Cemetery in Wilkes-Barre discovered the vandalism and theft on Friday morning.
Cemetery employees say someone cut the lock to the mausoleum, which was built in 1904. The skull was taken from a casket interred in the 1920s.
Police Lt. Paul Middleton says there are no leads and the investigation is ongoing.