This photo provided by the Odessa Police Department shows Kalynn Homfeld, who was arrested for stealing a ring from a corpse at a Texas funeral home in an incident captured on surveillance video.
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April 12, 2016 6:50 PM EDT

Police have arrested a woman suspected of stealing a ring off the hand of a dead woman lying in a casket at a Texas funeral home.

Kalynn Homfeld, 41, faces a charge of theft from a human corpse after she was allegedly captured on a funeral home’s surveillance camera snatching the ring, Odessa police said Tuesday.

The ring stolen on Friday was worth about $10, according to the Associated Press. The thief tore skin off the finger of the woman, identified as Lois Hicks, her daughter told CBS 7.


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