Crime Burglars snort man's ashes, thought it was cocaine

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Burglars snorted the cremated remains of a man and two dogs in the mistaken belief that they had stolen illegal drugs, Florida sheriff's deputies said on Wednesday.

The ashes were taken from a woman's home in the central Florida town of Silver Springs Shores on December 15. The thieves took an urn containing the ashes of her father and another container with the ashes of her two Great Danes, along with electronic equipment and jewelry, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said.

Investigators learned what happened to the ashes after they arrested five teens in connection with another burglary attempt at a nearby home last week.

"The suspects mistook the ashes for either cocaine or heroin. It was soon discovered that the suspects snorted some of the ashes believing they were snorting cocaine," the sheriff's report said.

 
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FireCat

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Holy crap
That's so gross and sad but kinda hilarious.
You see, what drugs and crap can do to you?


It serves them right!
 

Romek

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I feel sorry for the woman the ashes were stolen from. It must hurt for memories and remnants of her deceased loved ones to be treated like this.
 
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