Gravestone Of Hillary Clinton’s Father Toppled In Possible Act Of Vandalism

April 15, 2015 9:08 a.m.

Police are looking into whether vandals knocked over the headstone on the grave of Hillary Clinton’s father, the Scranton Times-Tribune reported Wednesday.

Scranton Police Chief Carl Graziano told the newspaper that the the department received a report that Hugh Rodham’s headstone had been toppled Tuesday morning in Washburn Street Cemetery. He suggested that vandals may have tipped it over.

No other headstones in the cemetery were reported to have been knocked over, police told local TV station WNEP.

The stone was put back in place Tuesday afternoon, according to the Scranton Times-Tribune.

The incident came shortly after Clinton announced her 2016 presidential campaign on Sunday.

h/t Reuters

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