Crypt at Acacia Cemetery in Queens burglarized for remains

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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OZONE PARK, Queens (WABC) -- A groundskeeper discovered Tuesday morning that a mausoleum in a Queens cemetery had been burglarized.

Two of the 10 crypts inside were broken into at the Acacia Cemetery on Liberty Avenue in Ozone Park.

Police confirm a man's skull and an entire female skeleton were removed sometime between 4 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday.

The burglar got into the mausoleum through a window.

Last time the crypts were visited was 1987.