Woman accused of soliciting money for living child's funeral
Cortland (WSYR-TV) – The Cortland County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an unidentified woman reportedly soliciting money from area businesses to help pay for the funeral of a child who is still alive.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, a Benefit Jamboree for the child is scheduled for Sunday, May 20 from noon until 6 p.m. The child – Lilith Towers – was born with a heart condition and the benefit is being held to help defray medical expenses.
The Sheriff’s Office has received information that the unidentified woman – who has been described as white and in her mid-20s – has been visiting area businesses, saying the child has died in an attempt to solicit money for the child’s funeral expenses.
Anyone with information on this person should call the Sheriff’s Office at (607) 753-3311.
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