UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (USA Today) Vandals damaged dozens of headstones at a Jewish cemetery over the weekend, police said Monday (Feb. 20).
Karen Aroesty, the regional director for the St. Louis-area Anti-Defamation League, was alerted to the damage at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery and did a walk-through Monday afternoon. Aroesty said she was appalled at what she saw.
Police, who are reviewing security footage, would not say whether they are considering the incident a hate crime.