Memorial Checks Stolen from Smith Residence

The late Merrill Smith. (Provided Photo)

(Decatur County, IN) – The Greensburg/Decatur County community recently suffered a great loss with the passing of Merrill Smith.

To compound the grieving for the family, person(s) unknown entered the Smith residence sometime between the hours of 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 30 and 4 p.m. on Friday, May 31.

Taken from the residence was a bag containing checks made out to the Decatur County Community Foundation and the First Christian Church in memory of Merrill.

If you made out a check in memory of Merrill, we are asking that you notify Sgt. Patrick Graue at (812) 663-8125 with any information you can provide as to the cashing of the check if it has been cashed.

If your check has not been cashed, we suggest that a stop payment be put on the check.

Additionally, if you have any other information in regards to this burglary, please contact Sgt. Graue.

(Decatur County Sheriff’s Office press release)