LUBBOCK, Texas (UPDATE) – The Lubbock Police Department reported on social media they have located the next of kin in connection to the urn of ashes.
An LPD spokesperson told EverythingLubbock.com the urn is being sent to a family in Oklahoma.
They were not the original family members who had the urn.
Police did not provide any other additional details.
LUBBOCK, Texas – On Sunday, the Lubbock Police Department took to social media in hopes of returning an urn of ashes to woman’s family.
Police said they recently received the urn from a local Goodwill Industries of Northwest Texas location.
The remains are of Rosa Linda Padilla, who they believe passed away in the late 1990s.
She was cremated at the Whispering Pines Cremation Service, Inc. in Edgewood, Texas.
Edgewood is located in Van Zandt County, north of Canton.
LPD said because of ownership changes over the years, records are not available from the business.