Vandals desecrate grave of Schumachers' mother

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19 October 2004 , KERPEN - Vandals have dug up the grave of the mother of Germany's Formula One motor-racing drivers Michael and Ralf Schumacher, police said. A police spokesman said the earth at the grave of Elisabeth Schumacher at Kerpen near Cologne was dug up during the night. The lid of the coffin was uncovered but the coffin had not been opened, the spokesman said. The identity of those responsible or their motives were not known. Elisabeth Schumacher died in April 2003. Both six-time Formula One wor

19 October 2004

KERPEN - Vandals have dug up the grave of the mother of Germany's Formula One motor-racing drivers Michael and Ralf Schumacher, police said.

A police spokesman said the earth at the grave of Elisabeth Schumacher at Kerpen near Cologne was dug up during the night.

The lid of the coffin was uncovered but the coffin had not been opened, the spokesman said. The identity of those responsible or their motives were not known.

Elisabeth Schumacher died in April 2003. Both six-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher and his younger brother Ralf grew up and began their motor-racing careers in Kerpen.

DPA

Subject: German news

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