May 29, 2015
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Fresno County deputy coroner has been
charged with allegedly stealing from deceased people.
Prosecutors filed felony charges of embezzlement and grand theft
Friday against thirty-one-year-old Joseph Tiger of Selma.
Fresno County District Attorney Elizabeth Eagan says Tiger stole
personal property from the dead he attended to as a deputy coroner.
She didn't release any other details.
Tiger is due back in court March 9 to enter a plea. He faces
three years in prison if convicted.
Tiger could not be immediately reached for comment.
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