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Chapel Desecration: Ohio Woman Defecated On Church Altar, Police Say

ohio woman defecating on church altar
Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office; Unsplash

May 26 2023, Published 11:04 a.m. ET

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An Ohio woman was arrested after she allegedly defecated on a church altar and then used the runner on the altar to clean up, according to authorities.

On May 13, Laura Miniard, 26, entered the chapel at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati and reportedly defecated on the altar, WXIX-TV reported.

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Miniard then reportedly used the cloth runner on the altar to wipe herself, officials said.

Court documents state Miniard smeared her feces on the altar table using a picture she found inside the chapel.

Officials did not explain why Miniard allegedly desecrated the altar inside the chapel.

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Miniard was arrested and booked into the Hamilton County jail on May 15, officials said.

She was charged with felony desecration and her bond was set at $2,500.

Miniard is scheduled to appear in court again on May 25, authorities said.


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