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Wed September 25, 2013
Candia Cemetery Theft Prompts Police Investigation
Police in Candia, N.H., are investigating the theft of a 1,000-pound granite obelisk taken from the top of an old family gravesite.
Police said the obelisk looks like the Washington Monument and is about 6 feet tall.
WMUR-TV reports police said there is evidence that someone backed a truck into the Candia Village Cemetery and put outriggers into the ground to lift the obelisk from its headstone.
Police in Somersworth are also investigating the theft of granite from a cemetery in their town and believe it may be connected to the case in Candia.
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