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MAN CHARGED WITH STEALING BODY

Police in this Adirondack town are investigating a case of body snatching.

William Wooden, 56, of Au Sable Forks was charged with felony body stealing for taking a woman's body and reburying it at another location in Essex County, according to state police in Ray Brook.

Wooden was accused of taking the woman's remains from a private estate in the town of Keene, near Lake Placid.

The incident stems from a family dispute, according to Senior Investigator Alan Hosler. The body is that of a woman who died four years ago. Police are looking for her daughter in connection with the incident.

Troopers aren't releasing the names of the dead woman or her daughter.

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