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Hidden camera catches suspected gravesite thief

ONTARIO, Ohio (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A hidden camera at a cemetery in Ohio caught a woman stealing toys from a baby boy's gravesite.

The child's heartbroken mother says in 2007, her 14-month-old baby boy Hayden died unexpectedly.

Last week, she says items from her son's grave in Ontario, Ohio went missing.

When she contacted police, officers set up a surveillance camera and caught a clear image of the thief.

Police arrested 64-year-old Freda Shade, who admitted to taking items from the child's grave.

Shade told police she took the items because a dog was running loose in the area, and she didn't want the items destroyed.

Shade is now charged with theft.