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‘Who would take my mom like this?’ Cremated remains stolen from NC grave

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Authorities are looking for whoever stole a woman’s cremated remains from a North Carolina cemetery and dumped them near a bridge.

WBTV reported that the remains of Trudy A. Bumgarner were discovered stolen from Forest Lawn Cemetery in Charlotte on Friday morning.

The remains had been on a plaque and granite slab that was completely removed, leaving a hole in the ground.

Bumgarner’s family said she died in 2012 at the age of 65 and wanted to be laid to rest under a specific Dogwood tree.

“I cried,” said daughter Crystal. “I was so sad… wondering who would take my mom like this?”

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