Man transporting cocaine in funeral urn found guilty by Boone County jury

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36-year-old Kellen Horn, of LaCross, Wisconsin, was found guilty of transporting 135 grams of cocaine in an urn he told police contained his father’s ashes.

Horn was in a vehicle stopped by the Illinois State Police on I-90 on November 29th, 2017 for traffic violations. Horn was a passenger in the vehicle.

Police say that, during the traffic stop, troopers found the cocaine in a funeral urn in the trunk of the vehicle.

Horn was found guilty of Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Horn faces between 9 and 40 years in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for March 1st.

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