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A wedding ring that was reportedly stolen off the finger of a dying 92-year-old woman at a New York hospital has been recovered, her family said.

Pauline Twohig’s diamond band was found behind her hospital bed at Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island in a “hard-to-reach location,” CBS New York reports.

Her son, Doug Twohig, told the news station last week that the wedding ring, which was given to his mother by her late husband about 60 years ago, went missing on the night before she died.

He said he is grateful the ring is back where it belongs but doubts it came off on its own. The family had tried removing the ring from her hand after she had a possible stroke earlier this month but it wouldn’t come off, he told CBS.

“It did not fall off, there is absolutely no way the ring fell off,” Doug Twohig said.


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