Dead man's ashes left behind in MB apartment

A Myrtle Beach apartment owner reported to police Wednesday that someone apparently left behind the ashes of a cremated person in an apartment, according to a police report.

The manager of an apartment building on 7th Ave. North turned over to police birth certificates and miscellaneous personal documents for two men that had been left in an apartment, the report stated.

Death and cremation certificates for one of the men were also found, along with a wooden box containing the man's ashes.

The incident report says the belongings were placed into property and evidence at the police department. The ashes were delivered to the assistant coroner's office.