Edmonton woman 'heartbroken' after losing mother's urn on sidewalk during move

A woman is searching for keepsakes of her mother which disappeared from the sidewalk during a move.

As Kendrah Hodgson and her cousin moved into their new Callingwood apartment over the weekend, they unloaded their belongings onto the walkway and then carried them inside.

Among the items was a cabinet containing her mother's urn, picture, jewelry, ID, perfume and small blue scarf.

"I thought maybe he brought it in and he must have thought I brought it in," Hodgson told CTV News Edmonton.

On a Hollywood set, to the tune of a laugh track, the situation would have comedic bones – but is stomach churning in real life.

"When I lost that, I was so heartbroken that I lost not just her stuff, but my mom."

While the cabinet or its contents haven't turned up at the police station, Hodgson hopes whoever has the cabinet is holding onto it while they track her down.

"I would hate to think somebody took it to pawn it off or sell it because to me, it wasn't fine stuff," Hodgson said.

"Everything else is just … not really that valuable to any other person but to me."

Hodgson can be contacted through posters she's hung up around the neighbourhood, by email or online.

Pls share especially if you live on the westside or Callingwood area!! While I was moving I put this cabinet on the...

Posted by Kendrah Hodgson on  Saturday, May 1, 2021

With files from CTV News Edmonton's Sean Amato