Search to find owners of ashes found on Kent beach

A search is underway to find the owners of an urn containing ashes, which was found on a beach in Kent.

Nine year old Marcus Brook was on holiday in Dymchurch when he discovered human ashes in a box - inscribed with a man's name. But there is no record of John Olgerts ever having been cremated, so the hunt is on to try to identify him

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Search for relations of human ashes found on beach

A search is underway to find the owners of an urn containing ashes, which was found on a beach in Kent.

Nine year old Marcus Brook was on holiday in Dymchurch when he discovered human ashes in a box - inscribed with a man's name. But there is no record of John Olgerts ever having been cremated, so the hunt is on to try to identify him.

We spoke to Steve Court from Shepway District Council.

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