A family going to pay respects to one of their deceased relatives made a grim discovery - several gravesites at the San Miguel Church Cemetery had been vandalized.
The family members quickly reported news of the desecration to San Miguel's Father Andy Pavlak, who alerted city officials.
Among those first notified was Socorro City Councilor Peter Romero.
Romero, who serves on the city's Cemetery Committee, said a midweek tour of the damage revealed nearly a dozen broken or toppled tombstones and grave markers. In all, Romero said he counted 11 vandalized gravesites within the cemetery....
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