Talk about an untimely occasion to steal cash from a family -- while you're loading their dead family member into a van to take him to the funeral home.
That's what the Broward Sheriff's Office says 56-year-old Armando Sardina did on Thursday afternoon, while he was supposed to be picking up the body of 53-year-old Michael Bressler from his family's Tamarac home.
According to the cops, Sardina -- who works for the "body removal service" of the parent company of the Star of David funeral home -- was there to pick up Bressler, who died of natural causes.
While Sardina was preparing to move the body, family members noticed that $327 was missing from a bank bag in the master bedroom.
Bressler's brother-in-law confronted Sardina about the missing cash, and after the brother-in-law got the police involved, Sardina eventually gave a sheriff's deputy permission to search his van.
Sure enough, the cops say they found $327 between the seats.
Sardina apologized, according to the sheriff's office.
He was booked into the Broward County Jail on a grand-theft charge.
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The sheriff's office asks that you call them if you believe Sardina may have taken money from you while he was supposed to be removing bodies from your house.