2 people charged with fraudulent checks in Eau Claire

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Two people were charged today in connection to writing fraudulent checks from the account of a dead woman.

The complaint was filed in Eau Claire County court against 20-year-old Caleb Franze of Mondovi and 19-year-old Ariel Hetrick.

In it, authorities allege several checks were cashed at local bank branches - mostly in February and March of this year.

It was discovered they were from the account of a woman who died in 2009.

Hetrick is free on a $1,000 signature bond.