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Police: Woman Stole $5,800 from Dead Relative

By Fox 40 Staff.
Broome County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a Town of Triangle woman for stealing from a dead relative.

57-year-old Patricia DeGroat is charged with two counts of Grand Larceny and one count of Petit Larceny. Police say stole about $5,800 from M&T Bank over a three-month period. They say she withdrew the money from her deceased relative's account at multiple branches. DeGroat is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.