Murfreesboro Police search for monster who who desecrated, stolen from mausoleum

Jul 21, 2020 at 11:49 am by Voice Wire

The mausoleum of Marilyn and Roy Schweitzer was burglarized.

Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are searching for the person who stole three urns containing ashes and an assortment of jewelry from two mausoleum display cases at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

A funeral director called police Friday, July 17, after discovering someone had entered the mausoleum belonging to Marilyn and Roy Schweitzer. The culprits broke into the display cases and took the items. It is not known when the theft occurred.

Detectives are working with cemetery personnel and family members to try in hopes of recovering the stolen items. 

One of the more distinctive items stolen was an American Bowling Conference ring belonging to Roy Schweitzer who died in 2019. He received the ring after bowling a perfect 300, family members told police.

If you have any information that can help police solve this case, please contact Detective Ed Gorham at 629-201-5507, or email


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