Police Say Man Stole Game Boy From Teen That Died On Christmas [Update]

Seventeen-year-old Bradley David-McCombs Jr. died in a tragic car accident on Christmas Day. On Monday night his family held a viewing at the Rairigh Funeral Home in Montgomery Township, Pennsylvania. That night, someone decided to steal his Game Boy.

McCombs, pictured here, died after his sport utility vehicle flipped on Route 553 in Cherryhill Township at about 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Family members say 38-year-old Jody Lynn Bennett stole a Game Boy, three games, and a Game Boy Light accessory from Bradley's casket on Monday night, fleeing the scene when confronted. State police are currently on the hunt for Bennett.

According to the suspect's aunt, the Bennetts are friends with the McCombs. She hopes the police catch up to her nephew soon.

"I sort of figured they would be looking for him," Dianna Bennett said Wednesday. "I wasn't there that night, but we all went over yesterday" to the funeral home.

Bennett said her nephew "has been into drugs, he's into alcohol. He's just messed up."

Update: State police say an anonymous tip enabled them to arrest Bennett, who is now being held on charges of theft, abuse of a corpse, and intentional desecration of a venerated object. Thanks Papsky for pointing us towards the news at Yahoo.

Man Accused Of Stealing From Casket Of Boy Who Died On Christmas [WPXI.com]
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