WAKE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Wake County Sheriff's Office deputies found four stone grave markers of World War II and Vietnam War veterans on Monday afternoon.
In a news release, Wake County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to a report of illegal dumping on Caddy Road after a citizen said they saw the grave markers in a wooded, secluded area on the side of the road, among other debris.
When deputies arrived, they found the markers were stolen from Harnett and Wake County churches. The four veterans were: James Arthur Riddle Jr., Richard Cameron Smith, Willie John Dean and James Elwood Overby.
Deputies are looking for anyone connected to the theft and disposal of the markers.
Wake County deputies find stolen grave markers for WWII, Vietnam veterans in woods
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