Ring stolen from dying woman

Police are hunting a thief who stole a ring from the finger of a dying cancer patient.

Wendy Dolton was staying at Pilgrims Hospice in London Road, Canterbury, when the incident happened.

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Ring stolen from dying woman

This is the ring stolen from Wendy Dolton Credit: Kent police

The ring is described as a gold band with a large square diamond and had been given to Wendy Dolton by her late husband ten years ago, and has significant sentimental value to the family.

Wendy, who had just turned 65 and lived near Dover, had cancer and spent her last few days at Pilgrim’s Hospice.

Wendy Dolton had her ring stolen while staying at a hospice Credit: Kent Police

She sadly passed away in the late afternoon on Thursday February 14.

The ring was stolen at some time between 6 pm on Wednesday 13 and 6 pm on Thursday 14 February.

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