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Missing plaque at Pine Lodge Cemetery located

Missing: A plaque has been reported stolen at Pine Lodge Cemetery. Photo by Megan Fisher

A plaque which was reported stolen from the grave of Oscar Charlie Rogers at Pine Lodge Cemetery has been located.

A police report was filed after Jason Rogers went to visit his son’s grave on Monday, May 16, just a few days after what would have been his 21st birthday.

He immediately called Greater Shepparton City Council, and got in touch with the custodians of Pine Lodge Cemetery.

After an investigation, it was discovered that the damaged plaque had been found by Mr Rogers’ ex wife who took it to be cleaned.

Mr Rogers’ said he was relieved to know that the plaque would be safely returned to his son’s grave.