Burglar Steals Urn Containing Remains of 12-Year-Old Boy

January 4, 2012 Updated Jan 4, 2012 at 1:26 PM EDT

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Burglar Steals Urn Containing Remains of 12-Year-Old Boy

January 4, 2012 Updated Jan 4, 2012 at 1:26 PM EDT

According to the Detroit Free Press, a Michigan mother is pleading for the return of an urn containing the ashes of her 12-year-old son that was stolen during a burglary last Friday.

The urn -- which is stainless steel and has pictures of the boy on the sides -- was the only thing stolen during the burglary, according to the Free Press story.

Read the Detroit Free Press story HERE.