An Indiana woman is behind bars after she reportedly stole money that was earmarked for the burial of a 3-year-old boy.
Evansville resident Caroline Rich, 37, faces fraud and theft charges in connection with the theft. As a counselor for a company that owns Alexander Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Rich was approached by the family of Oliver Dill, who died in July after being left in a parked car. Dill’s family paid Rich more than $19,000 to cover the boy’s burial plot, headstone and services, but she kept $18,000 of the money for herself, Rich’s arrest report indicates.
Rich was taken into custody Thursday and is being held on a $5,000 bond, police say. She’s scheduled for a Tuesday court appearance.