Woman Charged With Theft Of Inheritance

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WILKES-BARRE -- A woman from Luzerne County is facing theft charges.

Authorities say Ann Rutledge, 63, was appointed administrator of her mother's estate, but took the entire inheritance without giving her brother his share.

Rutledge was charged with theft Thursday and locked up in the Luzerne County Prison with bail set at $30,000.