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Widow Robbed Of Husband's Memorabilia

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When Linda Williams husband, Earl Williams, the 1971 MLB National League rookie of the year, passed away earlier this year she was devastated.

Things took a turn for the worse however when just days after his passing she noticed that some of his baseball memorabilia, money clips, bracelets, coins and an entire jewelry box had gone missing from the family’s home.

During this time Linda was undergoing at-home treatments for lymphedema and she came to the harsh truth that the only person who could have been taking these items was Lynda Lupo, the visiting doctor.

“During the time I took my shower that Friday she had gone through my pocketbook. I had $5,000 in envelopes in my pocketbook, she took two of them out,” Williams said.

Police investigated the missing items and came to the same conclusion as Linda that the doctor had to be responsible. She was later arrested and charged with third-degree theft.

A search of Lupo’s home allegedly turned up most of the missing items.

Lupo’s attorney rejected a plea offer from prosecutors and her trial is set to start on February 10th.

In addition to the startling conclusion that Ms. Lupo may have stolen from one of her patients, it was also discovered that she has not had a license to practice since 2008. It looks like theft charges may just be the beginning of legal troubles for her going forward.

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