Caregiver accused of stealing thousands from elderly woman


An Iowa woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from an elderly woman.

22-year-old Kristina Smith of West Liberty, was arrested and charged with second degree theft and dependent adult abuse/neglect.

Smith was a caregiver for an 86-year-old West Liberty woman.

Police say the woman’s family filed a theft complaint, and an investigation confirmed that Smith stole the money.

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