Denham Springs cemetery vandalized, authorities search for suspects

Authorities in Denham Springs are seeking information to help identify the individuals accused of vandalizing a city-owned cemetery over the weekend.

In a Facebook post, Denham Springs officials said the Denham Springs Memorial Cemetery on Range Ave. was vandalized. Numerous headstones and urns were damaged and/or displaced.

A police report has been filed and anyone with information can contact the Denham Springs Police Department at 225-665-5106.

The cemetery, located at Cockerham Road is city-owned and city-maintained. On Wednesday, city workers and Seale Funeral Services & Monuments will begin the repairs to these grave sites.

In the post, city officials ask the public to “please be patient as we work through this disturbing matter.”

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