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REPORT: Teen steals necklace from dead body found in San Antonio, records on Snapchat

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SAN ANTONIO -- A 17-year-old girl is facing a felony charge after she allegedly stole a necklace from a dead body she and her friend discovered, and recorded the body on Snapchat, an affidavit states.

She is charged with theft from a human corpse or grave.

According to an arrest affidavit, on Monday morning, deputies responded to the intersection of Sunday Song and Charismatic, on the city's Far West Side in the KB Homes Champion Landing Community.

A dead man hanging from a drainage ditch railing was discovered.

Deputies say they spoke to three people who found the man, the suspect and her two friends. The teen told deputies she and her friend were headed to the gas station and walking by the drainage ditch when they found the man.

The two then called their friend, who arrived and called 911.

The next day, deputies received video showing the teen and her friend recording the man they found. A second video was received by the same anonymous source showing the teen removing a chain and pendant from the man's neck as he is still hanging.

During their investigation, deputies spoke with the teen who told deputies she took the necklace and pendant because she liked it. The affidavit says she gave the pennant to her friend and tossed the necklace into the grassy area near the scene.

When speaking with the teen's friend, deputies say she admitted to recording the man with her friend's phone on Snapchat. The teen's friend says she removed the necklace and pendant and put it inside her backpack. When they returned to the friend's house, the teen's friend put the pendant onto a different necklace.

When investigators asked why she did this, the teen's friend said the gold colored necklace "matched her fashion style," according to the affidavit.

The teen's friend gave the pendant to investigators who then returned it to the man's next of kin.

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The teen was arrested on Tuesday and is being held at the Bexar County Jail on a $2,000 bond.

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