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Former Embalmer Charged With Stealing Gold Crowns From Bodies — Courtney Friel Reports

A former embalmer was charged with two dozen felony counts after allegedly stealing gold crowns and other personal effects from bodies at a Lancaster funeral home.
Pete Jacob Lara, 39 was facing one count each of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; removal or possession of dental gold from human remains; and grand theft by embezzlement, according to the L.A. District Attorney’s Office.
Courtney Friel reports from Lancaster for the KTLA News at 10 on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.