Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-09-21 07:45:09 –
Humphreys County, Tennessee (WKRN) —A man who said he found a wallet in the aftermath of a flood in Waverly claimed to be trying to help people with some of the money inside, but is now stolen. Have been charged with.
Andrew Edward Stitt talked to News 2 and talked about his side.
The wallet Stitt found belonged to Mark Key, one of the 20 people who died in the flood.
Key’s wife reported to police that her wallet contained $ 5,000 in a $ 100 bill, as well as a driver’s license, credit card, debit card, and other personal belongings.
Stitt said he had distributed $ 2,500 in cash to fellow flood victims. He admits that he did something wrong by not handing over his wallet and money to the police and keeping some of them for himself.
“I did something wrong, I kept some money, but also I was doing good, and until I stopped giving that money I got this guy I didn’t know it was missing or dead, and when I found it, I broke down, “Stitt said.
“I lost everything. Where are you going, what are you doing? I took my old lady with me, I took my child , I’m a dad, do you know what I’m saying? I had to do what I had to do for my family, but I didn’t take off the corpse or see the physiology of the corpse. ” Added.
Stitt said he didn’t remove the purse from Key’s body and wanted to make it clear that he found it under a tree.
Police reports do not claim that Stitt removed the wallet from Key’s body.
Stitt was charged with property theft.
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