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Michigan Caregiver Hit Dementia Patient with Soiled Diaper

A caregiver at a Flint Township, Michigan, senior living facility is accused of assaulting a 93-year-old dementia patient with a soiled diaper.

Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson and County Attorney David Layton said Thursday that the nanny’s camera inside the room recorded the incident, according to WWMT. report Friday.

The caregiver is accused of hitting an elderly woman with a dirty diaper and attempting to strangle her at a facility called Landings of Genesee Valley.

In December, the victim’s family Noticed Bruises on her body. So, according to Fox 66, they installed a nanny camera in her bedroom.

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At a recent press conference, the woman’s daughter said she saw the video and said, “All I kept saying was, ‘Mom!'” Why are you doing this to my mom? She is 93 years old and 5 feet tall. She is a petite woman weighing 130 pounds. She has never had a fight in her life. She had three older brothers, but she didn’t have to. ”

The suspect in the case was identified as 26-year-old Dontia Shonra Arrington. Authorities charged her with first-degree abuse of a vulnerable adult, torture and assault with intent to cause bodily harm less than murder.

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The Landings of Genesee Valley said in a statement:

The Landings of Genesee Valley is fully cooperating with the ongoing investigation into last week’s incident. We cannot provide further details at this time as we do not want to interfere with that process. Residents’ right to privacy must also be respected. We have taken appropriate steps to address this situation internally, including personnel decisions and policy enforcement.

The safety and well-being of the residents of our community remains our priority. Our staff and administrators are fully trained and committed to providing the highest quality care.

sheriff’s office explained “There are multiple suspects in this case and there are concerns that an unknown victim may yet be identified,” a social media post on Thursday said.

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