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Caught on Camera: Suspect Steals Wedding Ring off Hand of Dead Woman at Texas Funeral Home

Surveillance footage shows the suspect prying the ring off the dead woman’s finger before fleeing the scene.

Image source: Odessa PD

An unknown female suspect faces a felony charge after allegedly stealing a wedding ring off the hand of a deceased woman at a Texas funeral home.

Odessa police reported that the suspect pried the ring off the dead woman’s finger the afternoon of April 8 at the Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.

Authorities believe the thief, described as a white female wearing a brown long-sleeve sweater, black sweat pants and black sandals, fled the scene in a red or maroon four-door Saturn.

As of Tuesday morning, no arrests had been made.

Watch the disturbing surveillance footage:

Theft from a Deceased Person

Case #16-7866On 4-9-16 at approximately 1344 hours, Odessa Police responded to 6801 East Highway 80 (Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home) in reference to a theft from a deceased person. Investigation revealed that on 4-8-16 at approximately 1730 hours, an unknown female subject stole a ring off a deceased person and fled the scene in a red or maroon 4-door Saturn. The suspect is described as a heavy set white female wearing a brown long sleeve sweater, black sweat pants and black sandals. This is currently being investigated as a State Jail Felony. No arrests have been made and the investigation continues. Anyone with information in reference to this incident is encouraged to contact OPD or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS.

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Odessa Police Department on Monday, April 11, 2016

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