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Colebrook, NH Police: 2 Arrested For Digging Up Grave

COLEBROOK, NH (CBS) – A month after police found a gravesite that had been dug up at the Village Cemetery in Colebrook, New Hampshire, two people are facing charges.

Police discovered on May 12 that the coffin had been removed from the ground and opened.

Michael Day, 36, of Columbia, N.H. is charged with interference with a cemetery and criminal mischief.

Ginette B. Dowse, 71, of Beecher Falls, Vermont was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit interference with a cemetery.

Colebrook police say more arrest warrants have been issued.

The coffin belonged to Edward Nash, who lived from 1936 to 2004, according to his obituary.

Police are still looking into a motive.

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