Marcia Lutz had been sentenced to probation and fines after burying her mother’s human body during the grouped house and embezzling from a church. (Picture: Trace Christenson/The Enquirer)
An East Leroy woman convicted of burying her mom inside her garden and embezzling from the church had been sentenced to probation on Friday.
Marcia Lutz, 46, will spend 3 years on probation and ordered to pay for $34,489.28 in restitution and $2,946 in fines and expenses.
The phrase was at trade for accountable pleas in to concealing the death of an individual and embezzlement for between $20,000 and $50,000 from First Christian Church where she worked as treasurer and which has since closed january.
The previous pastor regarding the church, Rev. Kingery Clingenpeel, told Calhoun County Circuit Court Judge Sarah Lincoln that the congregation that is 30-member struggling to get over the embezzlement and therefore he preached their final sermon on December 29 therefore the church ended up being closed as well as the building at 7475 B Drive North in Emmett Township had been offered.