Funeral home van with body in it stolen

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CLAYTON, Mo. – Two people have been charged with stealing a funeral home van that had a body inside from a gas station in the St. Louis area. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 38-year-old Brian Schaake was charged Saturday with a felony charge of stealing a motor vehicle. Thirty-one-year-old Christina Kalb was charged with a misdemeanor charge of tampering with a motor vehicle. Officials listed the same Springfield, Illinois, address for both of them but said Schaake is believed to be homeless. The funeral home van was stolen Thursday from a QuikTrip gas station in the Spanish Lake area of unincorporated St. Louis County. The body was recovered after the van was spotted at a Walmart, where the two were arrested.