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08/10/2011 01:15 pm ET Updated Oct 10, 2011

Elmhurst Man Accused Of Stealing Hundreds Of Cemetery Vases Is Behind Bars

A man believed to have stolen hundreds of brass vases worth more than $100,000 from several area cemeteries is in DuPage County Jail.

Elmhurst police on Aug. 5 arrested Jeffrey T. Burke, 35, of 8839 S. Main St. in Hometown. He is accused of stealing brass vases from grave markers at two Elmhurst cemeteries, from an unincorporated Will County cemetery and from other unidentified cemeteries.

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