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Police believe urn with remains of woman’s husband stolen in St. Catharines

Police say an urn with the remains of a woman's deceased husband was stolen from a vehicle in St. Catharines on July 3, 2021. Niagara Regional Police

Police in St. Catharines are seeking the public’s help in retrieving a black metal urn with the remains of woman’s deceased husband stolen from a vehicle in early July.

Investigators say the incident took place in a parking lot on Welland Avenue at the corner of Court Street on July 3.

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The victim discovered that a black leather purse, which contained the urn in a blue velvet bag, was taken from her Jeep Cherokee she originally believed she had locked.

Also missing are a black leather men’s wallet with the deceased’s Ontario drivers licence and possibly a previously cancelled Visa and Mastercard.

The victim and the police are requesting the public’s assistance in recovering the very sentimental items.

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Anyone with information can reach out to Niagara police or Crime Stoppers.

 

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