Destruction of Tombs and Crosses in Piekary Śląskie Cemetery

Country: Poland

Date of incident: May 8, 2022

Around 30 graves were destroyed by unknown vandals in the St. Józef cemetery of Piekary Śląskie on May 8th. Tombstones were pushed over and crosses were broken in an act that showed complete disrespect for a place that is sacred to so many. The crime was investigated with the support of forensic technicians who were trying identify the villains.

The cemetery had to be closed for a few hours but was then opened again so families could see if their loved ones grave had been destroyed. 


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