Apartment manager arrested for stealing rent

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A former apartment manager has been arrested for stealing tenants' rent.

Police say Myrtis Shanklin, 53, stole more than $20,000 from tenants who were paying their monthly rent at Scenic Garden Homes Apartments.

The thefts began in June 2012 and continued until July 2013.

Shanklin has been charged with 42 counts of bank fraud and one count of felony theft.

She has been booked into EBR Parish Prison.

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