• Rowan Co. funeral home worker accused of stealing from widow

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    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - A Rowan County funeral home worker has been arrested, accused of stealing from a widow.

    Vickie Threatt was arrested Friday night.

    She is charged with forgery, credit card fraud, identity theft and obtaining property by false pretenses.

    Threatt, who worked for Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home, offered to help an elderly woman with her finances after her husband died.

    Police said she was using the account for her own benefit.

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