Woman admits stealing from DuPage County assisted living facility residents


November 15, 2012 3:45:19 PM PST
A suburban woman admitted in court Thursday that she stole thousands of dollars from residents of an assisted living facility.

Thirty-seven-year-old Linda Cottrell, of Justice, pleaded guilty to a charge of financial exploitation involving a person with a disability.

DuPage County prosecutors say Cottrell took $8,000 from residents at Cupertino Home in Warrenville. Cottrell was an employee at the facility.