Caroline Rich arrested again on new charges


Pictured: Caroline Rich/Photo courtesy Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — The woman charged with defrauding grieving families in Vanderburgh County is back in jail.

Caroline Rich was originally charged with defrauding the Oliver Dill family of $18,000.

The 3-year-old died in a hot car on the campus of USI earlier this year.

The money had been raised through a Go-Fund-Me account and included money from the grieving family.

Rich is also accused of scamming others posing as a hospice care worker.

She was arrested again Thursday night and charged with Forgery, Counterfeiting, Theft and Identity Deception.

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled to hold a news conference on Friday morning at 10:30 on these additional charges.

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(This story was originally published on September 27, 2019)

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