A Virginia Goodwill customer found a great deal on a dresser Saturday, but got home to find cremated human remains tucked into one of the drawers, according to TV station WDBJ.
It happened at a store in Lynchburg and the "bag" of ashes was accompanied by a death certificate, the station reported Monday.
The unidentified customer kept the dresser, but returned the remains, said TV station WSET.
"At first I didn't really believe her," Goodwill employee Denise Keen told WSET. "We always go through pants, pockets, purses, everything."
The store says it was able to use the death certificate to track down a funeral home, which led to reuniting the ashes with the family, WDBJ reported in a followup story on Tuesday.
This is not the first time someone has accidentally donated a person's ashes to a thrift store. It's not even the first time it's happened in Virginia, which had a similar incident in 2011 at a thrift store in Vienna, reported NBC4.
Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth says it once found both ashes and someone's artificial leg among donations.
Someone also donated human ashes "in a little suitcase" to a store in Vancouver, Washington, back in January, reported TV station KPTV.
And in June of 2017, someone donated a bottle filled with "Dad's ashes" to a Goodwill store in Thomasville, North Carolina, according to the Raleigh News & Observer. The bottle of ashes found in Thomasville was later reunited with the family, the newspaper reported.