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Sterling cemetery’s iconic ‘Goose Boy’ statue nabbed, chopped, sold for scrap

One man charged with felony theft in its destruction

The statue of a boy holding geese, installed around 80 years ago in the duck pond at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling, was stolen and cut up for scrap. A Sterling man is charged with felony theft in the incident. 2/28/22
Whoever stole Goose Boy not only cut off his arms and legs, but also cut into the abdomen then split his body apart.
Cody Rhodes
Kathleen Schultz

Kathleen A. Schultz

Kathleen Schultz is a Sterling native with 40 years of reporting and editing experience in Arizona, California, Montana and Illinois.