State could help pay for funeral of Medford family
Friday, July 22, 2011
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) -- The extended family of a woman and her four children found slain in Medford could receive up to $25,000 from the state of Oregon for funeral expenses.
The Medford Mail Tribune reports the Oregon Crime Victim's Compensation Program could provide the money for funerals for Tabasha Paige-Criado and her four children, who ranged in age from 2 to 7 years old.
The father and chief suspect in the deaths, 51-year-old Jordan Criado, is in a Medford hospital and has been nonresponsive since he was brought in Monday morning.
The family can receive up to $5,000 in burial expenses for each victim, including transportation and any ceremonial requests by the family.
Autopsy reports show Paige-Criado and two of her children were stabbed in the neck before firefighters found them.
Information from: Mail Tribune, http://www.mailtribune.com/