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Fan spread ashes of relative before Steelers win over Broncos at Heinz Field

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The authorities are investigating after a fan reportedly spread ashes of a deceased human being at Heinz Field before Sunday’s Pittsburgh Steelers game against the Denver Broncos, iHeartRadio is reporting. According to KDKA, a relative spread the ashes in the stands and on the end of the field.

Crew members at Heinz Field worked with authorities to investigate the matter. The Steelers were aware of the matter.

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However, they do not want another incident from happening in the future. They said that they do not condone what happened.

In fact, they are working with the authorities to find more information on why ashes were spread at the stadium.

According to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, it is illegal to spread ashes anywhere without the permission of the owner. Fans, according to CBS Pittsburgh, are not permitted to spreading ashes at the stadium.

The investigation continues. At this time, it is not clear if any charges are forthcoming regarding this matter. 

Schumacher and Benner Funeral Home and Crematory says that there is no danger from spreading the ashes. However, they say, “Using good judgment and prevent from scattering ashes in areas where they will be visible.”

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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