was last updated: February 27, 2020 05:02:45 GMT time title Marble statue found in China’s northern Liaoning province article Marble top dressers have been found in a village in the northwestern province of Liaoning.
A police official in the city of Jinan said police had opened the door of a home for the family, who is believed to have been living in the home for about two years.
The officer said the discovery came as a surprise.
The family had reportedly moved in a year ago.
A local official told China Daily that the house was used for a private ceremony.
The officer did not give details about the size of the marble, but said it had a circumference of 50 centimeters.
The official said the family had lived there for about a year.
He said that the family was known to live in the village, which is about 200 kilometers (125 miles) northeast of Jinnan.
The official said police were searching for other possible suspects.
It was not immediately clear whether the family belonged to a government organization or had previously lived in the area.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.