Man charged after ashes stolen in burglary
A man has been charged with burglary after a man's ashes were allegedly stolen from a home.
The wooden box containing the ashes was reported to have been taken along with cash and jewellery from a house in Bobbington, South Staffordshire, on June 20.
The casket was later found at the roadside after being allegedly thrown from a car.
Simon Murphy, 29, of Plym Close, Wednesfield, has been charged with a burglary on Six Ashes Road in Bobbington and a burglary on Ganton Road in Walsall, both on June 20.
He has been remanded into custody and is next due to appear at Wolverhampton Crown Court on August 8.
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