2 arrested in $1M+ Longmont real estate fraud case; 77-year-old victim found dead

 2 arrested in $1M+ Longmont real estate fraud case; 77-year-old victim found dead

LONGMONT, Colo. — Police in Longmont arrested two people in connection with a more than $1 million fraud case in which the 77-year-old victim was found dead.

Longmont police arrested Savuth Yin, 26, and Yulisa Yin, 24, on Nov. 9 for what police said was their alleged involvement to try to defraud a well-known Longmont real estate broker who owned and managed several properties in the city.

The 77-year-old victim, identified Wednesday as Fred Oelke, was found dead in his home on Sept. 15. His cause and manner of death are pending further investigation, police said.

Longmont police said the suspects were apparently handling the funeral arraignments for Oelke and were insistent toward funeral home staff that he be cremated, offering to pay extra for services to occur quickly.

The staff at the funeral home grew suspicious of the request and contacted police, according to the Longmont Police Department.

Upon further investigation, police…

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