Woman's life savings worth $200,000 stolen from St. Paul home

- A St. Paul, Minnesota, woman’s entire life savings, valued at more than $200,000, were stolen from her home on the 1600 block of Abell Street on Tuesday.

St. Paul police spokesperson said the burglary took place sometime between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., while the occupants of the house, a 57-year-old woman and her 32-year-old daughter, were at work.

A diamond ring valued at $36,000 and 100 one-ounce gold bars worth approximately $120,000 were taken along with $60,000 cash. The mother told police the items were her entire life savings, and she was counting on them for her retirement, Linders said.

The incident is under investigation. No suspects are in custody.

St. Paul police are asking anyone with information related to the case to call 651-266-5771.


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