Confederate monument vandalized in McCracken County

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help with a vandalism investigation.

Sometime after dark Tuesday and into the early hours of Wednesday, the Confederate monument located at 6900 Benton Road near Traders Mall was vandalized.

The statue was broken loose and overturned. Damage to the monument is estimated at $1,800. The property and display is owned by The Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department at (270) 444-4719.

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