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Urn with Human Ashes Found in Schuylkill County Woods – Police Looking for Owner

found urn schuylkill county pa

found urn schuylkill county pa

State Police in Frackville are looking to identify the owner of an urn found in the woods in Schuylkill County.

According to PSP Troop L Public Information Officer David Beohm, members of the Frackville barracks were called to the scene of the discovery of an urn containing human ashes on Wednesday, Dec. 8. A hunter made the discovery.

The urn is a black box with an engraved badge on the top marked Richard Jordan 1954~2021.

It was discovered in a wooded area 2 feet north of old Route 209 in Schuylkill Township, Schuylkill County.

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Police are asking anyone with information about the urn to contact the Frackville barracks at 570-874-5300.


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