Owner of stolen urn found, Lincoln County sheriff says

Owner of stolen urn found, Lincoln County sheriff says

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. — On Feb. 1, a man looking at an abandoned wooded area to buy in Lincolnton found a red box that had an urn inside containing cremated ashes.

The Sheriff’s Office asked the public’s help to locate it.

A couple hours after the call for help, authorities said the owner of the urn was located.

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The urn and other items were stolen on Oct. 22, 2019, from a home Maiden-Salem Road.

The man was near the 900 block of Lakeland Avenue when he discovered the urn.

Call the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050 with any information.

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