NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are asking for the public’s help to find out how a woman’s headstone ended up in a planter on Manhattan’s west side.
A pedestrian reportedly found it last week on 12th Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets.READ MORE: Best Friends Die An Hour Apart After Crash: 'They Were Special'
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The stone belonging to Rose Roy Weiss states that she died in 1986 and was a mother and grandmother.
Authorities believe she may have been from Florida. The person who made the discovery is now hoping to find the woman’s family.MORE NEWS: Inside Look At 9 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn's Tallest Skyscraper
Anyone with information about the headstone is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.