Husband's ashes stolen from elderly widow in Greenwich

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Police are seeking the identity of two men wanted in connection with the burglary

An 83-year-old widow had her husband's ashes stolen after two men conned their way into her home, police have said.

The heart-shaped silver locket and box containing the ashes were taken from her home in Greenwich, south-east London, along with her wedding ring.

Police said one man had knocked on her door in Annandale Road under the guise of being a plumber while another man went in and stole the items.

Det Con Robert Costigan said the woman had been left "devastated".

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