Thursday, December 9, 2021

Urn Containing Human Ashes Found in Wooded Area near Old Route 209 in Schuylkill County

The Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville are looking for information after a hunter found an urn with ashes in Schuylkill Township on Wednesday.

According to police, on Wednesday, December 8th, 2021, members from the Frackville barracks responded to the area of Old Route 209 in Schuylkill Township, Schuylkill County for reports of a found urn containing human ashes. 

The urn, a black box, had a gold plate on the top labeled, “Richard JORDAN 1954 – 2021” The urn was found approximately 2 feet north of Old Route 209 in a wooded area by an individual who was hunting. 

Anyone with any information is urged to contact PSP – Frackville (570) 874-5300.


  1. Hes a long way from home if this is him. But it's the only one I could find matching his name, birth and death year