A Georgia couple is pleading for the return of a silver box stolen from the bedroom of their Cobb County home, as the box holds the ashes of their stillborn son.
Jody and Haley Hughey lost their only child, Caleb, when he was stillborn in 2008.
"We spent some time with him before we let him go, and then had him cremated," said Jody Hughey, describing through tears the silver "memento box" with an angel and "Caleb Ean Hughey, October 16, 2008," engraved on the lid. "I realize there are people in Oklahoma going through more than us right now, but for us, it's a personal hell."
Since Caleb's death, Haley Hughey has struggled to become pregnant again.
"He is only our only son," said her husband, choking up at the thought of his son's stolen ashes. "It's devastating for both of us. But for my wife, this is everything. She can't have the future she wants, and now she doesn't have a way to hold on to the past."
The Hughey home was robbed Monday while the couple was at work. The thief – or thievesRead More »from Couple Pleads for Return of Stillborn Son's Stolen Ashes