Snuffed goat gets up burglars’ nose: “The drug-fuelled burglars had ransacked the house, stealing antique furniture, jewellery, electrical equipment and dinner sets. They also grabbed a wooden box containing a powder they thought might be a drug.
So they began sniffing it, until one of them, Elizabeth Kniese, suspected that the box contained ‘the remains of someone’. She was almost right. They were the ashes of the family’s pet goat.”