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Cochise deputies investigate religious shrine vandalism

Posted at 6:13 PM, Aug 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-10 08:18:29-04

The Cochise County Sheriff's Office is investigating vandalism to a religious shrine that happened Monday afternoon, on State Route 80 near mile post 335.

Deputies found a broken large statue of the Virgin Mary, with the top portion missing, inside a shelter at a pull out just off the highway that is open to the public.

There were also three smaller statues with the heads broken off and removed from the scene.

If you have any information about this vandalism, please contact the Cochise County Sheriff's Office at 432-9500.