Man charged with desecrating grave

Man charged with desecrating grave
Published: May. 19, 2023 at 12:03 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A man has been charged with desecrating a grave, according to the Wilmington Police Department.

Isaiah Lewis was arrested Thursday in the case.

A WPD spokesperson says Lewis is accused of damaging a gravestone of Koredreese Tyson at the cemetery in the 800 block of N. 11th Street on May 1.

Tyson was one of two people killed in a shooting in July 2021.

Tyson’s grave also caught fire in Aug. 2021.

Gravestone of Koredreese Tyson
Gravestone of Koredreese Tyson(Carolyn Green)