Statue of meat-packing magnate is decapitated; California police search for answers

The statue of a 19th-century northern California meat-packing magnate was decapitated earlier this week in Sacramento. The nearly century-old grani...

December 29, 2022
6:40 PM

The statue of a 19th-century northern California meat-packing magnate was decapitated earlier this week in Sacramento. The nearly century-old granite likeness of Charles Swanston, a rancher, sits in the state capital's William Land Park. His head was found Monday on the ground nearby.The Sacramento Police Department said it had received a report of the vandalism and that "detectives are investigating [the] incident and are seeking any information that may help in their investigation."SOUTH CAROLINA RESTAURANT OWNER FORGIVES MAN WHO RETURNS SANTA STATUE HE DRUKENLY STOLE: 'WASN'T THINKING' The head of the Charles Swanston statue rests on the ground near a bush in William Land Park on Tuesday, Dec.

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