Court documents show Bedford Co. man put his grandmother in a barrel

Credit: Bedford County Sheriff's Office
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BEDFORD COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Robert Wozniak confessed he found his grandmother dead in Roanoke and stored her in a chest freezer, according to search warrants.

He also said he that he took Betty Wozniak's body from Roanoke to Bedford County and put her in a 55-gallon metal barrel.

A homeowner said she heard strange noises coming from the barrel and when she opened it, she found what appeared to be decaying human remains.

We're also learning from these court documents about why he's being charged for four counts of obtaining money by false pretense.

Wozniak told investigators he used his grandmother's bank accounts and collected her social security checks.

Investigators took several items from the home, including his grandmother's belongings.