Tuesday
August 30, 2017

Daughter charged in death of mother found in bed and breakfast

HONESDALE – The daughter of an elderly woman who was apparently left dead for weeks, possibly months, now faces criminal charges. 

The decomposed body of Patricia Richey, 80, was found in a third floor room at the Harvest Inn Bed and Breakfast earlier this year. 

Moira Richey, 52, now faces a charge of abuse of a corpse, theft and forgery.  Richey allegedly took abut $1,600 from here mother’s bank account. 

Richey is in the Wayne County Jail with bail set at $30,000. 


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