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Confederate monument vandalized at Nashville cemetery

Police are investigating after a Confederate monument was defaced in south Nashville.The incident happened at ...

Posted: Feb. 6, 2018 8:25 PM
Updated: Feb. 6, 2018 8:25 PM

Police are investigating after a Confederate monument was defaced in south Nashville.

The incident happened at the Mount Olivet Cemetery off Lebanon Pike.

Phrases including "dismantle white supremacy" and "black lives matter" were spray painted on the monument, along with swastikas with slashes through them.

It's not clear who is responsible for the incident.

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