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      SC woman charged with taking jewelry from casket

      UNION, S.C. (AP) - A Union County woman has been arrested and accused of taking a piece of jewelry from a body in casket.

      Union County sheriff's deputies said that family members told officers that 46-year-old Tammy Renee Lloyd took a brooch from her deceased relative during a viewing.

      Lloyd has been charged with larceny. It was not clear if she has an attorney.

      The deputies' report says a woman was having a viewing for her dead mother last week when Lloyd showed up.

      A family member said the broach was missing after Lloyd was at the casket.

      The broach was valued at $30.

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