An Antioch woman whose home was robbed is pleading with the thieves to return just one item: a silver urn that contains her baby’s ashes.
Police have located what appears to be the last of the ashes of an Alameda man whose remains were inside urns stolen from a church just before his funeral.
Police have recovered some of the cremated remains of a man that had been stolen from an Alameda church over the weekend, police said.
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.
Thieves broke into a mausoleum in a Lafayette cemetery on Sunday and stole an urn containing human remains, Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee said.