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- The phrases were on walls and carpet in the Bartow County home.
- The house is in a racially-diverse community near Cartersville, Channel 2 reported.
Sheriff’s deputies want to know who spray-painted a threat and the letters of a white supremacist group inside a Bartow County home.
According to a sheriff’s office report obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “KKK” and “I will kill” were spray-painted on the walls and carpet of the home, located in a racially-diverse community near Cartersville.
Paulette Lovie reported the incident to authorities on Monday. She said she had been talking to the homeowner about looking at the Danby Court property, which is up for sale. She decided to go inside the home when she saw the back gate and the rear door were open, according to the report.
Lovie told authorities the stove was out of place and sitting in the middle of a room.
When she went upstairs, she found the threat and the acronym for the Ku Klux Klan in various places.
Homeowner Jackie Wilson said there is about $5,000 worth of damage to the home, according to the report.
Deputies vow to find the people responsible for the vandalism.
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