Parents look to press charges against creator of fraudulent GoFundMe account

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HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Harrodsburg couple, already suffering through the pain of losing a child, are now saying someone used their son’s picture on a fraudulent GoFundMe account in a bid for quick cash.

Henley Leber, the child of Collin Leber and his fiance, Reagan, died on Monday.  His funeral will be held on Friday.  Henley was born with gastroschisis, a condition in which a baby’s intestines stick outside of the child’s body.

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The couple says someone in Lexington took a picture of the boy, and used it to set up a GoFundMe account, soliciting money to pay for funeral expenses.

A photo of the Leber's, one of several the couple says was posted to a fraudulent GoFundMe account.
A photo of the Leber family, one of several the parents says was posted to a fraudulent GoFundMe account.

Now, the Leber’s are working with police to prosecute the creator of the phony account.