BEAVER FALLS (KDKA) — A local newspaper received an apparently fake obituary Wednesday for a 21-year-old woman who is wanted by police for theft-related charges.
The Beaver County Times reports that an obituary for 21-year-old Anastasia Kline was submitted to The Times via email Wednesday night. The obituary, which was sent from an email address containing Kline’s full name, claimed she died “unexpectedly” on Tuesday afternoon.READ MORE: Jubilee Ministries And First Responders In New Castle Hold Food Distribution
The obituary included Kline’s grandmother’s phone number for contact information, and when The Times reached out, her grandmother said Kline was not dead. The Times also reached out to local coroner’s and medical examiner’s offices and were unable to verify Kline’s death.READ MORE: Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Ahmir Tuli In Pittsburgh Police Custody
According to The Times, Kline is facing charges for forgery, bad checks and theft, and she is wanted by both Chippewa Township and South Strabane police.
Anyone with information on Kline’s whereabouts should contact South Strabane Township police at (724) 225-8111.MORE NEWS: Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh And Pa. Diaper Bank Team Up To Help Families In Need