BROCKVILLE – A woman from the Brockville area has been found guilty of desecrating a child’s grave in the summer of 2016.
Katherine Collins, 27, of Brockville (previously Elizabethtown-Kitley) was found guilty Tuesday (Dec. 5) of one count of indignity to a dead body and one count of breach of probation.
The verdict followed a trial in October.
In September 2016, O.P.P. started an investigation after learning two people had urinated on the grave of a three-year-old boy at the Oakland Cemetery on County Road 2.
Court has ordered a pre-sentence report.
The case will be heard again Feb. 2, 2018.
The maximum penalty for indignity to a dead body is five years in prison.
A co-accused in the case, Haley Peyman of Kingston, Ont., had her charges resolved earlier through a peace bond, according to court records.