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A Homeless Tombstone
A woman walking along a ditch-bank off
Dietz Farm Road in the village of Los Ranches, New
Mexico, found what appears to be a tombstone of a little
girl who died more than a century ago. The stone is
being stored temporarily in the sheriff department's
evidence room and may be destroyed if its home cannot be
determined. It is a smooth, brown stone about 2 feet
long, and the lettering is worn from weathering.
CASSIE DODD BORN APRIL 27, 1885 DIED MARCH 12, 1887
Aaron Hagel of the Bernalillo County Sheriff's office confirmed this, stating they have no leads yet to its ownership. People who might have details about the stone are asked to call (505)768-4287 as soon as possible.