Woman refusing to leave closed Pennsylvania funeral home where husband abused dead bodies: report
While Andrew Scheid is serving jail time for mistreating corpses at his Lancaster County funeral home, his wife refuses to leave the building even though it was sold four months ago, according to news reports.
Prince Street Properties LLC – the new owner of the Andrew T. Scheid funeral home property at 121 and 131 S. Prince Street in Lancaster – sued Joseline Scheid on November 8 in an attempt to force her to vacate the premises, according to a report. from LancasterOnline.
Joseline Scheid is also suing Prince Street Properties, claiming the company changed locks and stole items from the funeral home office, LancasterOnline said.
According to the report, Joseline Scheid said she saw men leaving the closed funeral home with boxes. She said that by approaching one of the men he identified himself as the owner of property. A judge has yet to rule on Joseline Scheid’s request to prosecute the theft charges against Prince Street Properties.
According to LancasterOnline, Joseline Scheid in court records said Prince Street Properties was “maliciously and unlawfully preventing [her] to reclaim company memories and content “and” seeks to enrich themselves unfairly at the expense of all the hard work and service rendered over the years by the Complainant and her husband until her nervous breakdown “.
Andrew Scheid is serving 3 to 12 months in prison for forging death certificates and letting corpses decompose while he was a funeral home director. LancasterOnline said Andrew Scheid’s lawyer blamed the abuse on his client’s depression.
New charges were filed against Andrew Scheid last month after Manor Township police said he intentionally killed a calf to death between November 1 and November 4, 2021. Police said he did not had also not provided enough food and water for two cattle and a cat.
He was charged with one count of aggravated animal cruelty – a third degree felony – and three counts of animal neglect. Scheid’s girlfriend Cassandra Byers received a summary citation for her role in failing to care for the animals, prosecutors said.
LancasterOnline reported that an attorney for Prince Street Properties said Joseline Scheid was never listed as the owner of the funeral home property; instead, it was owned by Scheid Real Estate Holdings, LLC.
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