Halifax Regional Police is requesting the public’s assistance recovering an urn stolen from the backyard of a Halifax residence over the Halloween weekend.
On November 5, police received a call after a resident discovered that an urn containing a family member’s ashes had been taken from the back patio. The urn is gray, 2 ½’ and resembles a Greek column. It has a brass sundial on the top with the name of the deceased and “November 6, 1942 – June 6, 2002. Daughter, be of good comfort: Thy faith hath made” inscribed on plaque.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked contact police at 490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.