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Teens Accused Of Cemetery Vandalism Face More Charges

Posted March 31, 2006 7:13 a.m. EST

— Two teens accused of vandalizing a Smithfield cemetery now face additional serious charges.

John Taylor and Justin Byrd each face another 10 felony charges and 18 misdemeanor charges for defacing graves.

Police say the 16-year-olds admit they damaged nearly 50 gravesites earlier in March.

A Greenville company repaired the headstones for free.