Police: Woman fakes breast cancer for implants

WACO, Texas (AP) - November 13, 2009

McLennan County sheriff's investigator James Pack says in court records that 24-year-old Trista Joy Lathern shaved her head to look like a cancer patient undergoing chemotherapy.

Pack says Lathern wanted breast implants to try to save her seven-month marriage.

The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that Lathern is charged with theft by deception. Sheriff's officials and Lathern's attorney didn't immediately return phone calls from The Associated Press.


Information from: Waco Tribune-Herald, http://www.wacotrib.com

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