Hubby’s ashes stolen in bur­glary

The Star Malaysia - - World -

LON­DON: Bri­tish po­lice are ask­ing the pub­lic to help iden­tify two men sus­pected of steal­ing the ashes of an el­derly woman’s hus­band along with cash, bank cards and jewellery. De­tec­tive Robert Costi­gan called it a “par­tic­u­larly har­row­ing crime” that has had a dev­as­tat­ing im­pact on the 83-year-old vic­tim. Po­lice said a man pos­ing as a plumber con­vinced the woman to let him into her home in Green­wich, say­ing there was a leak. Po­lice be­lieve a sec­ond man en­tered the home while the vic­tim was dis­tracted.

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