Statue of Virgin Mary Beheaded and Head Stolen in Badajoz

Country: Spain

Date of incident: April 14, 2022

In Badajoz, municipality of Los Santos de Maimona, thieves cut the head off the Virgin saint in a sanctuary and took it along with her crown. This occurred halfway through the Holy Week and the Guardia Civil and the Police were investigating the "serious act." The chapel was forced to close until the necessary repairs and investigations had been done.

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