Benton PD needs help identifying human ashes

(KATV, Source: Benton Police) On Tuesday, January 28, at about 4:55 p.m., officers responded to an area of Carter Street on a report of {}found property. {}An employee at a local business told officers that a citizen located a box of human ashes under their car.{}

Contact was made with the originating crematory that was indicated on the box, but they were unable to provide any insight into the identity or possible family members.{} Lt. Kevin Russell says, "We are still trying to track down more information on the case, but we are asking for help in identifying the remains so they can be returned to the proper family member or guardian." {}

Anybody with information related to this case is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or 315-TIPS.{} Individuals also may send an anonymous tip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to to leave a tip.{}{}