Clacton: "Sick" vandals daub red paint across soldier's grave

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: "Sick" vandals daub red paint across soldier's grave "Sick" vandals daub red paint across soldier's grave

VANDALS have launched a sickening attack on the grave of a soldier who died in the First World War, just weeks before the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the conflict.

The headstone of Private George Sergant in Clacton's Burrs Road cemetery was daubed with blood red paint.

The nature of the graffiti sparked fears it was park of a bizarre cult ritual.

Read the full story in this week's Clacton Gazette, out now.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree