Footage has emerged allegedly showing a woman stealing a wedding ring off the finger of a dead grandmother.
The CCTV was released by the woman's family after the theft.
The footage shows a woman enter the Sunset Funeral Home in Odessa, Texas, and approach the body.
She is then seen touching her hand before walking away.
As well as posting the footage on Facebook, Brooke Vaughan Burns wrote: "As if my grandmother passing away hasn't been hard enough on my entire family now some low life thief went into the funeral home yesterday around 5.40pm and stole the ring off her finger."
The dead woman has been identified as 88-year-old Lois Hicks.
Police are reported to be investigating the incident.