Family feud leads to mother's ashes on sidewalk

June 25, 2012

Police were called after an altercation between brothers in Germantown resulted in a broken urn and a family member's ashes being scattered on the sidewalk.

According to the police report:

A resident called police after his two siblings got into a heated argument Sunday morning around 9:20.

The altercation led to a brother throwing and breaking the urn containing their mother's ashes on the sidewalk outside their residence in the W211 N11600 block of Hilltop Circle.

The caller told police he and his brother were able to get most of their mother's ashes off the sidewalk and into a plastic bag.

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