Woman steals ring off dead woman's finger

A search has been launched in the US state of Texas for a woman caught on camera stealing a wedding ring from a deceased woman as she lay in her casket.

Lois Hicks' family posted the video on Facebook in the hopes of tracking the thief down.

In the video the - as of yet un-identified woman - is seen shaking Mrs Hicks' hand before forcing off the ring as she lay in Sunset Funeral Home.

Mrs Hicks' family say they'll now have to lay the 88-year-old to rest without her precious wedding ring.

Woman steals ring off dead woman's finger

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