Cops Seek Cemetery Vandals on Long Island

While some families spent Memorial Day weekend visiting the graves of loved ones, someone else was busy vandalizing a mausoleum.

Officials at Oakwood Cemetery in Bayshore said the vandalism happened sometime between Friday and today.

"They pried open (the) brass doors leading into the interior of the mausoleum," Suffolk County police spokesman Matt Sullivan said. "There's six vaults within the mausoleum and they broke out the stone or marble ... they broke open one of the vaults and disturbed the remains within that vault."

Investigators are trying to figure out if anything was stolen. Dunbar Adams' stone was desecrated. He lived from 1891-1928.

"It seems pretty sick to me," Sullivan said. "I don't know what the motivation behind anything like this would be."

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