Thursday, January 20, 2011

Stolen Cremains Snorted

Ocala Star-Banner [FL]
20 December 2010

Cremated remains of father, dogs stolen during burglary

By Fred Hiers
Staff writer

Holli Tencza had started to put the loss of her two Great Danes behind her. A robbery last week in her new Silver Springs Shores home changed all that.

Stolen from the home were a television and computer, but also the cremated remains of Tencza's father, stored in a box, and the ashes of both dogs, stored in separate containers. [...]

Ocala Star-Banner [FL]
18 January 2011

Deputies: Burglars tasted, snorted human and canine ashes

By Austin L. Miller
Staff writer

Three young men have been arrested in connection with a Silver Springs Shores burglary last month in which the remains of a woman's father and the ashes of her two pet great Danes were stolen. [...]

Adding two odd twists to the story, detectives say the burglars told them they thought the containers they stole contained crushed pills and began tasting and snorting them. [...]
Marion County Sherriff's Office
Supplemental Incident Report