USPS Searching for Woman’s Ashes Amid Delayed Holiday Packages

Update: On Sunday afternoon, Craig informed Sofastaii that her mom’s remains were finally delivered. The box was damaged, but the contents were intact.

BALTIMORE — USPS customers continue to report missing packages, gifts, bills, and important documents including paychecks.

Kimberly Craig had been waiting a month for an irreplaceable item. On December 8, her mother’s cremated remains were mailed from Michigan, but 10 days later, tracking history stopped updating. Continue reading

Video: Woman’s cremated remains arrive with large hole in the box

FREMONT, MICH. (WZZM) – A West Michigan woman who had her sister’s ashes shipped to Michigan was horrified by the damaged package that arrived in the mail.

“I could not believe what I was seeing: ashes, bones, all around the edges of the package. It was just full,” said Janice Martin.

The Fremont woman’s sister lived in California and passed away in early February. “I just wanted to hug her, and I couldn’t do that; I was horrified.”

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