CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU)-- A man accused of stealing from the dead will spend the next eight years in prison.
Court records show 32-year-old Seth Furgason was sentenced in Chippewa County Court Tuesday. Furgason pleaded guilty to burglary and two other charges were dismissed. He was sentenced to three years in prison, consecutive with a sentence from Wood County for five years, and concurrent with a sentence from Trempealeau County for two years.
The criminal complaint says Furgason burglarized homes of recently deceased people in Chippewa, Trempealeau, Dunn, Shawano and Portage counties.