What was supposed to be a response to a call about a trespasser in Pasadena, Calif., took an unusual twist when police found an altar with human bones in a backyard, and now they are investigating how they were sold on eBay.
Pasadena police responded to the 800 block of North Oakland Avenue on Sunday after a woman living in the home reported an individual trespassing on her property.
"The officers went there on a whole different call. When they checked the area there was a makeshift altar that included some bones," Lt. Terysa Rojas with the Pasadena Police Department Crimes Against Person's division told ABC News. "The coroner determined them to be human bones."
According to Rojas, the woman cooperated with police and was interviewed while the bones were turned over to the coroner's office.
Investigators say the altar serves a religious purpose for the woman living in the home, more specifically a West African and Caribbean religion known as Santeria. However, throughoutRead More »from Bones Found in Yard Bought on eBay