Oregon woman died homeless with $884,000 of unclaimed inheritance

A woman died in a homeless shelter while $884,000 of her inheritance money sat unclaimed in a state bank account. Cathy Boone, 49, who had been living on the streets of Astoria, Oregon, died at a shelter on January 13 last year despite being the heir to nearly $1million in inheritance money from her mother’s estate. Her grief-stricken father Jack Spithall described how his daughter’s adult life had seen her struggle with a series of mental health issues and drug abuse.   He told KGW News: ‘It just didn’t make any sense to me. That money just sitting there – and she needed help … Continue reading Oregon woman died homeless with $884,000 of unclaimed inheritance