Thu., 11:36am: Former Niles funeral home director pleads guilty

WARREN — Former Niles funeral home director Robert McDermott, who is accused of stealing prepaid funeral money, pleaded guilty this morning in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court.

McDermott pleaded to 10 of the 19 charges against him and faces three to 25 years in prison. He is scheduled to be sentenced June 11.

McDermott, former owner of McDermott Funeral Home, is accused of stealing $150,000 in prepaid funeral money from customers.