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Posted on: August 13, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Family seeks public’s help recovering a stolen vehicle containing their father’s ashes

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EVERETT – The Everett Police Department is investigating a vehicle theft in which the cremated remains of a family’s father were taken.

On Tuesday evening at about 5:30 p.m., a victim arrived home in the 11000 block of Evergreen Way after picking up the cremated remains of his father from a local funeral home. The remains were left inside the vehicle in a gold colored urn. The family had planned the memorial service for the next day, but the vehicle was stolen overnight.

The vehicle is a white, four-door, 1999 Honda CRV with WA license AKG-1121 and a black cargo trailer hitch.

The urn is described as a gold colored tin box about eight inches square.

The victim also reports that the vehicle contained a firearm and ammunition. Any potential suspects should be considered armed.

There are no images of the incident or suspects, but a similar vehicle is shown below.

Anyone with information about this vehicle theft is asked to call 911, the Everett Police Department TIP LINE at (425) 257-8450 or Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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