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Family offers reward for stolen urn

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The Sandpoint police department investigated, and determined Leonard Scott's ashes had been stolen. The Sandpoint police department investigated, and determined Leonard Scott's ashes had been stolen.
SANDPOINT, Idaho -

In July of 2015, a local funeral home realized a Sandpoint man's ashes were missing from Lakeview cemetery. The Sandpoint police department investigated, and determined Leonard Scott's ashes had been stolen. Now, the family is taking matters into their own hands. 

Sandpoint Police Department detective Steven Chamberlin told KHQ's Liz Burch there were no valuables buried with the urn. The police department says they have no leads on who stole them. It's for that reason they say Scott's family contacted them and said they would like to offer a $3,000 reward to anyone with information. 

Margaret Moore lives across the street, and says she "keeps tabs" on the cemetery.

"I was shocked that someone would come assault someone's final resting place," Moore said, adding this is the first time she's heard of something like this happening. 

If you have information, call the Sandpoint Police Department at 1-208-265-1482.

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