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Former Deputy Coroner Accused of Stealing Thousands

A former Elba pastor is accused of stealing almost $9,000 from the state coroner’s office 2 years ago.  According to investigators, from April to September back in 2022  Phillip Box took just over $8,900 from the Alabama Coroners Association.   Box. who is a former deputy coroner, turned himself in earlier this month and court documents say he intends to plead guilty.