Couple who broke down stumble across partial grave stone

Houston police are investigating how and where the grave stone came from.

May 23, 2013 8:00:08 AM PDT
A couple who broke down on the side of the road in South Houston found a partial grave stone near a drainage area.

The discovery was made on Almeda Genoa near Almeda.

"I feel like it that's a family member. That could be my mom or anybody years ago, you know. It's just sad," said eyewitness Denise Dalcoe.

The gravestone is from 1874 and says 'mother' with the name Mary E. The last name was broken off.

Right now, it's unknown if the headstone was broken by accident and washed there from a flood or if it was an act of vandalism.

Houston police are investigating.

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