If television and movies have taught us anything, it's that the urn of a cremated loved one is a hilarious mishap waiting to happen.
KMOV Take note: This is the precise expression to wear when explaining the theft of your father's ashes.
In November, the well-worn trope became reality when three teens broke into a St. Peters home and made off with the wooden box containing what remained of the homeowner's father. Thinking the powdery substance was cocaine, one of the boys tasted the mixture.
Police arrested the culprits last week, but the story didn't end there. Now -- in a development that threatens to blur the line between real life and whatever reality Keith Richards lives in -- the victim of the burglary claims that two of the teens were grandchildren of the very man whose cremains they mistook for a pile of drugs.More »