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."
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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.