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For the week of September 14, 1999

Crime of the Week

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Between midnight and 8:30 p.m. Sept. 9, an 1800s marble tombstone in Hollywood Cemetery was removed from its grave site but left near a hole in the cemetery fence, apparently too large to fit through and too heavy to be hoisted over. Hollywood Cemetery General Manager David Gilliam suspects "kids — VCU's back in session," but adds VCU administrators are "very cooperative with us and students trespassing on cemetery property can be expelled. We have to reiterate that every year" when school re-opens. The tombstone is estimated at a value of

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