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A Lorain County man discovered a tombstone while cleaning his backyard Wednesday evening.

Tarrence Scott, 24, was cleaning up the backyard shrubs at his W.24th Street home when he stumbled upon the creepy stone.

Scott ran inside an told his wife Jennifer Scott, age 27 who called police.

The tombstone belongs to “Simeon Shepard” and reads “Died June 16th 1864, aged 82 years and 16 days.”

Police advised the couple not to touch the stone and to call a cemetery to come out and inspect.

Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News