Students accused of using grandpa's ashes to make cookies and pass out to classmates

    Cremation cookies report at Sacramento high school (KOVR / CNN Newsource)

    Police in California are investigating a disturbing claim that students used human ashes to bake cookies and handed them out to classmates.

    According to Sacramento media outlet KOVR, the students used the ashes of a relative, a grandfather who passed away, to make sugar cookies. The cookies were then passed out to nine students at DaVinci High School.

    "I have not heard of anyone getting sick, or anybody being harmed as far as physically or physiologically by this," said Lt. Paul Doroshov with the Davis Police Department.

    The Davis Joint Unified School District stated:

    This case has been particularly challenging and we have responded appropriately and in the most respectful and dignified way possible.

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