Grave Robbers Target Historic Miami Crematory.

posted by Jessi Minneci - 

One of the oldest cemeteries in Miami has been the target for a recent rash of vandals and grave robbers.

The Rev. John Culmer, a civil rights activist, and James E. Scott, who served as the first administrator of Miami's first public housing project, are among the notable people buried at the Evergreen Memorial Park, which has fallen into disrepair in recent years.

Most recently, tombs on the property have been smashed open.

Authorities say thieves allegedly use the bones of deceased individuals in Voodoo ceremonies or sell them on the black market. 

Chicken feathers, a sign of animal sacrifice, were seen among the graves on a recent visit.

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