Horrible: Woman Steals Ring From Deceased Body At A Funeral
Odessa Police responded to Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home located 6801 East Highway 80 in reference to a theft of a deceased person.
The investigation revealed that on April 8th an unknown female 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 the Odessa Police Department or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS.
A woman quietly walked into an Odessa funeral home following a visitation service Friday and stole a wedding ring from a dead woman lying in a casket. Lois Hicks’ daughter, Vel McKee, shared footage taken yesterday of the incident at the Odessa, Texas funeral home after she returned to find the ring missing. McKee told OA Online her 88-year old mother’s skin was torn on her finger after the woman forcefully pried off her ring. By David Dustin Chavez.
The family is still grieving the woman’s death, and is asking anyone with information about the theft to come forward.
If you have any information, you can call Odessa Crimestoppers at 432-333-TIPS.