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Thieves loot flooded Texas home with dead woman inside

(Courtesy: CNN Newsource/KTRK)

HOUSTON (WKRC) - Looters stole from a flooded Houston home while the elderly homeowner's body was still inside.

Ninety-year-old Agnes Stanley insisted on riding out Hurricane Harvey, but died when she drowned inside her home.

"She had great difficulty getting around," neighbor Michele Poche told KTRK. "She was not ambulatory, neighbors brought her paper every day, brought her coffee, we all kind of pitched in to take care of her."

Her home, as well as at least three others on the street, had been burglarized, according to the Houston Police Department.

"She was still in there. The coroner was not able to get in until Thursday to pick her body up. Yeah, they broke into her house and stole stuff, too."

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