(Cleveland) - Someone grabbed the wrong suitcase at baggage claim at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Saturday night. The luggage contained the cremated remains of a woman who died over the summer, and wanted to be buried in Northfield.
A family from California told WOIO that they had picked up their mother's ashes, and flew here with the intention of burying the remains next to their mother's mother in Northfield. They met up in Texas, and flew to Cleveland. When they arrived here, they never saw the bag at the carousel.
It's a soft-sided black suitcase, with a blue strip of duct tape on one side, and a pink luggage tag. Hopkins Airport says the bag was scanned in when it was taken off the plane, so it's thought someone else took it, either accidentally, or on purpose.
The family is offering a $100 reward for return of the ashes, and their mother's death certificate.
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