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Cremated Remains Stolen From Alameda Church Partially Recovered

Police have recovered some of the cremated remains of a man that had been stolen from an Alameda church over the weekend, police said.


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Urns Containing Man’s Remains Stolen From Alameda Church

A widow arranging a memorial service for her deceased husband is without his ashes after a thief entered an East Bay church and stole a backpack containing the remains.

CBS San Francisco–03/07/2011

Dale Smith, missing Novato man, backyard body

Body Exhumed From Missing Novato Man’s Home

The removal of a man’s body from beneath a brick patio in the backyard at 4 Rebecca Way in Novato was completed around 11:20 a.m. Friday, Novato police Capt. Jim Berg said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/25/2011

The FBI and Novato police excavated the backyard of 74-year-old Dale Smith on February 23, 2011. Police say Smith has not been seen for several months. (CBS)

Patio Built To Conceal Novato Backyard Body

A buried body discovered at the home of a missing Novato man was found under a newly-constructed brick patio that seemed to have been built to cover the gravesite, according to a Novato Police sergeant.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011