A picture of Marie Laveau's tomb before it was vandalized shows the "X" marks many have drawn on it.
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) -
have a bit of a mystery on their hands in New Orleans after someone vandalized
the tomb of Voodoo queen Marie Laveau.
to The Times-Picayune, someone sneaked into St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and
painted the tomb pink. While it may look nice, the latex paint also traps in
moisture, which can cause major damage to the tombs.
covers thousands of "X" marks people drew on the tomb. According to legend, to
have a wish granted, you have to draw an "X" on the tomb, turn around three
times, and then knock on the tomb.
Monday, July 28 2014 1:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 05:54:28 GMT
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