Jewelry theft victims are often the target of attacks, and jewelry theft rings have also been a fixture in crime scenes in Los Angeles and New York.
The latest victim, a 34-year-old man in his 20s, died Monday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
A man who was arrested in the case was booked into jail.
He is charged with murder, robbery and other charges, according the Sheriff’s Office.
The man’s wife was in the home when he allegedly took jewelry, a gun and a mask, the department said in a news release.