Cop buys elderly woman new ring after she's robbed in hospital bed

87-year-old patient was apparently the victim of theft when someone allegedly entered her hospital room and stole her diamond engagement ring


By Jeff Weinsier
Local 10

PLANTATION, Fla. — Plantation officer Laurie Graber investigated the heartbreaking tale of Betty Wagoner.

Wagoner, 87, a patient at Westside Regional Medical Center, was apparently the victim of theft when someone allegedly entered her hospital room and stole her diamond engagement ring.

There were also black-and-blue marks on Betty's finger where the ring was removed. The ring, which Betty had worn for 67 years, was reported as missing to Plantation police.

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