Fort Frances – Fifty Cemetery Tombstones Desecrated

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FORT FRANCES – The Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking the public’s assistance in the desecration of approximately 50 tombstones at the Fort Frances cemetery on King’s Highway.

Sometime between Friday, October 12, 201,8 and Thursday, October 12, 2018, unknown culprit(s) entered the Fort Frances Cemetery, and caused extensive damage to tombstones by knocking them over. Some of the tombstones are in excess of 100 years old. The value of the damages is yet to be determined.

Any person with information regarding this missing person investigation should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or the Rainy River District OPP detachment at 1-807-274-3322.  

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or access their website at: where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.