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Human Remains Stolen From Newark Cemetery

By kcora on
Newark New Jersey

Newark police are investigating the theft of human remains from the mausoleum area of Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Newark.

Police responded to Mount Pleasant Cemetery around 3 p.m. today after the cemetery manager discovered that someone broke into a casket housed inside a mausoleum and took the remains.

According to reports, this is not the first theft at the mausoleum.

The theft remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the department's anonymous 24-hour tip line, (877)695-8477 or (877)695-4867.