Folkestone man Sean Boyd-Hiscock jailed for stealing brass plaques from Hawkinge Crematorium
Sean Boyd-Hiscock stole
brass plaques from Hawkinge Crematorium
by Dan Bloom
A man who stole dozens of plaques from a village
memorial garden has been jailed for two years.
Sean Boyd-Hiscock, 21, was arrested after 123 brass plaques
vanished from a memorial wall in the Garden of Remembrance,
Hawkinge Crematorium, in October.
Canterbury Crown Court heard he used a screwdriver to remove 123
plaques and ground them down so the names would be
But he was caught after those at the memorial garden, near
Folkestone, alerted police and local scrap metal yards, the
Boyd-Hiscock, of Dover Road, Folkestone, pleaded guilty to theft
at an earlier hearing.
He was jailed for two years at Canterbury Crown Court.
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