Thief mistakes human ashes for cocaine

A bungling burglar was left disappointed after allegedly mistaking his neighbour’s cremated mother’s ashes for a bag of cocaine. William ‘Billy’ Cantrell thought his luck was in after coming across the box of ashes after breaking into his neighbour’s home in East Nashville, according to police. The 28-year-old is alleged to have taken the small … [Read the full story]

Dead dads bones cremated into beads

The grief that Kim II-nam has felt every day since his father died 27 years ago led to a startling decision…he dug up the grave, cremated his father’s bones and paid $870 to have the ashes transformed into gem-like beads. Kim is not alone in his desire to keep a loved one close – even … [Read the full story]