Mum Diane Barnett's appeal after thieves steal ring containing tragic son Daniel's ashes

By Michael Upton | 13/11/2019

Mum Diane Barnett's appeal after thieves steal ring containing tragic son Daniel's ashes

A DEVASTATED mum has appealed for the public’s help after burglars stole a ring containing her late son’s ashes.

Diane Barnett’s white golden ring (below) — which was made from her late mother’s wedding ring — was stolen last Thursday from her home in Rotherham.

She called the raid “heart-breaking” said it was “an extremely special sentimental ring” which kept alive memories of her son Daniel, a talented artist who died aged just 19 from bone cancer in 2010.

Diane, who founded the Daniel Barnett Art Foundation in Daniel’s honour, launched an appeal on social media and urged anyone spotting the ring with its distinctive canary yellow diamond — made from Daniel’s ashes — to get in touch.

Anyone with information can call the police on 101 or find Diane as “Di Barnett” on Facebook.
 


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