Charges filed in case of crossing-guard who was still paid after dying

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CLEVELAND-Cuyahoga County prosecutors say two people have been indicted for cashing checks issued to a Cleveland school crossing guard long after she died.

Prosecutors say the two suspects are a son and daughter of that guard.

Karl Hackney and Kristin Flowers have been indicted on charges including theft and forgery.

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Mildred Flowers died in 2014. But investigators found Cleveland City Hall didn't stop issuing paychecks. For some reason, prosecutors say the checks kept getting sent out for about another year.

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