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Purple heart recovered; 3 charged and accused of theft

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A purple heart stolen from the widow of a World War II veteran in Taunton has been tracked down. Two men and a woman have been charged and accused of stealing the medal from an elderly woman's home on Monday.

Officials were able to track down the thieves at an apartment on Sherwood Drive on Wednesday.

Other stolen items were recovered from the apartment, including two historic audio records of JFK and an antique camera.

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