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Urn Containing Ashes Stolen From Humphreys County Home

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Jul 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-07 08:35:14-04

HURRICANE MILLS, Tenn. – An urn containing a loved one’s ashes was among items stolen from a Humphreys County home during a burglary.

The incident happened shortly before 1 p.m. Monday, at a residence on Barren Hollow Road in Hurricane Mills. Officials said three suspects, described as white males, were seen on security cameras.

A new PS4 game system, jewelry and a blue urn that contained the ashes of a deceased family member were stolen from the home.

The suspects left evidence that is being analyzed for DNA and fingerprints. However, officials said that process can take months to get a result from the crime lab.

One of the suspects has a tattoo on his forearm of the numbers “615.”

Anyone with information was asked to call the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Office at 931-296-2301.