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Bronze urn stolen from a Eureka cemetery, police search for suspect caught on surveillance
EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department is asking for your help in locating a man who they believe stole an urn from the Ocean View Cemetery in Eureka along with brass fixtures that the urn was placed inside of.
Officers confirm to News Channel 3 that on Tuesday, Feb. 4 around 3 p.m. a man walked into the building at the cemetery where the urn was kept. Surveillance footage from inside of the building shows the man removing glass that was covering a niche where the human remains were kept.
The urn is described as rectangular in shape, shiny, wrapped in bronze, and looks like the Ark of the Covenant. The suspect is described as a man in his 20’s to 40’s, medium build, wearing a hat and dark clothing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Eureka Police Department at (707) 441-4044.