‘Absolutely gutting’: Mother is left shattered after heartless thieves steal pendant holding her son’s ashes
- Heartbroken parents appeal to heartless thieves to return irreplaceable pendant
- Andrea Snare and husband Matt returned home to find the house ransacked
- Thieves took a pendant which contained the ashes of the pair’s stillborn son
A mother was left devastated after callous thieves broke into her home and stole a pendant containing her dead son’s ashes.
Perth mother Andrea Snare and her husband Matt were grocery shopping on Thursday evening before the returned home to find their house ransacked.
Mrs Snare said as soon as she realised what had happened she raced over to her jewellery draw to look for the pendant but it had sadly been taken along with a number of other valuables.
The necklace contained ashes belonging to her son Theodore, who was stillborn.
After her home was broken into and a white gold pendant containing her late so’s ashes stolen a heartbroken Andrea Snare (pictured) took to social media to please for heartless thieves to return it
‘They only took gold jewellery but they took it all. Sadly I wasn’t wearing my wedding set so they took that as well as a bunch of dress jewellery with pearls, diamonds and gems,’ Mrs Snare wrote.
‘The worst is that they also took a white gold pendant and chain containing the ashes of our stillborn son. It has the initials TMS on the base. This piece is irreplaceable.’
Mrs Snare also said the pendant resembles a wax seal stamp and has urged those responsible to return their son’s ashes to them.
‘If the scumbags have any sense of a conscience please hand this back. Likewise if anyone sees it at the local pawn shops let me know,’ she wrote.
Mrs Snare said theft of the pendant was weighing heavily on her and her partner.
‘It’s just an invasion of our history and our personal challenges that we’ve experienced together, and the loss of something we can’t get back’,’ she told The West Australian.
‘It’s something you can’t replace. You can always replace a gold ring or a necklace or a pendant, but nothing that has the ashes of your first born child.
‘It’s gutting, absolutely gutting.’
Mrs Snare said the white gold pendant (pictured) resembles a wax seal stamp and has the initials TLS on the base