LOS ANGELES -- (KTLA) -- A North Hollywood man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing from a dead man whose body he picked up from a home in Lancaster, the Sheriff's department revealed Wednesday.
On March 5, Fernando Moguel retrieved the man's body from a home in the 48000 block of 20th Street W., according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Within 48 hours, investigators alleged Moguel stole the pink slip for the deceased man`s car and then transferred it to his own name.
In addition to the car, the 43-year-old Moguel was also accused of stealing weapons and other items from the victim.
Moguel was arrested and booked for grand theft vehicle and possession of a stolen firearm. His bail was set at $35,000.