STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Nursing home employee charged with elder abuse

(Decatur Police Department photo)

Police say the woman is accused of assaulting a woman in her 80s.

Posted: Jul. 10, 2018 10:51 AM
Updated: Jul. 11, 2018 2:59 PM

A Decatur woman is charged with assaulting an 87-year-old woman at the nursing home where she worked.

Scroll for more content...

Kyla Dionne Brown, 40, was arrested Monday on a charge of second-degree elder abuse and neglect.

Decatur police said the woman, a resident of River City Assisted Living, reported an assault to them on July 22. Brown was suspended after the incident was reported, police said, and has since been fired by the facility.

Brown's bond was set at $5,000.

Related Content

Article Comments

Huntsville
Broken Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 83°
Florence
Scattered Clouds
74° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 74°
Fayetteville
Scattered Clouds
81° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 85°
Decatur
Few Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 83°
Scottsboro
Overcast
75° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 75°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Over the Edge

 

Community Events