Thomas Wells, 33, of Pittsburgh, faces two charges of misuse of a corpse and criminal mischief charge. after throwing his grandparents' ashes into the washroom as his mother drove him out of At her place.
Wells appeared in court on Monday for a preliminary hearing and was ordered to hold him for trial.
According to the McKeesport police, Wells was staying briefly with his mother before asking him to leave last September.
Wells had emptied his parents' ashes before he left. The ashes were kept in a box in the bedroom.
His mother sent a text message to tell him that he would also get rid of his ashes.