PC Chris Poulter who is investigating the theft said: ‘The theft of the ring has caused a great deal of upset for Wendy’s family at a time when they are already trying to cope with her sad passing.
"Pilgrim’s Hospice has been fully co-operative and our investigation continues.
"We have already visited some second hand shops and will continue to make enquiries.
"If anyone knows where the ring is, or has any information about the theft, I would urge them to contact me on 101 quoting crime report ZY/4459/13 or email [firstname.lastname@example.org.
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