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Lynnwood police are asking for the public’s help in finding the owner of a box that contains what appears to be human ashes.

The red box was found Sunday by a guest at a motel in the 4100 block of 196th Street Southwest in Lynnwood. The box was found between two vending machines. The guest turned over the box to a motel employee, who called 911.

The box included photo of a pre-school age boy.

Anyone with information on the box is asked to call Lynnwood police Detective Sgt. Byrd at 425-670-5612.