Sisters caught stealing wreaths from a grave

Sarah Coles

Marion Hill and Lyndsay Millett have been in Liverpool Magistrates Court, accused of stealing wreaths from a grave, hours after a funeral - with the intention of selling them on. The women admitting taking the wreaths, which spelled out Mum and Nan, from the grave of Bridget Jannet, but said that they intended to put them on their own mother's grave.

It's a horrible and callous crime, but stealing from the dead is shockingly not all that uncommon.