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Three urns containing ashes, jewelry stolen from mausoleum display in Murfreesboro

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Posted at 1:55 PM, Jul 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-21 14:55:30-04

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF) — Murfreesboro police say they’re searching for a suspect who stole several items from two mausoleum displays at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Police say the funeral directed reported the theft Friday after discovering that someone had entered the mausoleum, broke into the display cases, and took the items. It’s not known when the theft occurred.

According to police, the suspect stole three urns containing ashes and an assortment of jewelry from two mausoleum display cases.

One of the stolen items included an American Bowling Conference ring that belonged to a man who died in 2019. Family members told police he received the ring after bowling a perfect 300.

If you have any information that can help police solve this case, please contact Detective Ed Gorham at (629) 201-5507, or email 0300@murfreesborotn.gov.