Odessa Thief Steals Ring Off Dead Woman’s Finger [Video]
[Update 3:07 p.m.] Odessa police have made an arrest in connection with the theft. Forty-one-year-old Kalynn Homfeld was arrested and charged Tuesday afternoon with Theft From a Human Corpse.
[Original story] Odessa police are searching for a women caught on video stealing a ring off the finger of a dead 88-year-old woman.
KAMC News reports Lois Hicks died on April 7 and was set to be buried on Tuesday, April 12.
On Monday, Hick’s family members noticed her ring was missing.
After replaying surveillance video from the Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home over the weekend, a woman can be seen walking up to the casket and prying the ring off the finger of the deceased around 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
Odessa police are pursuing felony charges and the suspect is still at large.
Anyone with information on this crime or the suspect involved is urged to contact Odessa Crime Stoppers at (432) 333-TIPS.
[via Everything Lubbock]