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Toys Stolen from Child's Grave

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Ontario, Ohio

A woman has identified herself as the person caught on camera taking a stuffed toy from a toddler's grave.
A woman has identified herself as the person caught on camera taking a stuffed toy from the grave of a baby in a Richland County cemetery. Frieda Kay Shade told Ontario police she removed the toy from the grave of 14-month-old Hayden "Tank" Cole Sheridan on April 19 to protect it from a dog that was roaming Mansfield Memorial Park Cemetery. Shade identified herself to police hours after they posted a video to their Facebook page that showed the alleged theft of the toy. The post was shared hundreds-of-thousands of times. Investigators set up a hidden camera at the cemetery after Hayden's parents reported that several items, including toys and solar night lights, had been stolen from their son's grave since his 2007 burial. Authorities have charged Shade with petty theft. She is scheduled to appear in court on May 15.

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Frieda Kay Shade told police she removed the toy from the grave of 14-month-old Hayden "Tank" Cole Sheridan to protect it from a dog that roams the cemetery.

Shade came forward after police posted the video of the alleged theft their Facebook page.

Investigators set up a hidden camera at the cemetery after Hayden's parents reported several stolen items from their son's grave since 2007.

Shade has been charged with petty theft.


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