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Caretaker Arrested, Accused Of Stealing From Woman Who Died

Posted June 9, 2005 3:40 a.m. EDT

— A caretaker is charged with stealing from her patient, after the woman died.

Barbara Letourneau, 47, took care of a terminally ill Johnston County woman.

After her death, investigators said Letourneau took the woman's belongings -- everything from electronics to appliances to silverware -- right out of her home.

Letourneau is in jail under a $20,000 bond.