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West Memphis caregiver arrested, charged with elder abuse after allegedly assaulting a patient

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Catherine Daniels assaulted a patient inside their home in May.
Credit: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — A woman from West Memphis, Arkansas, has been arrested and charged following an investigation into the abuse of a vulnerable adult.

On June 3, TBI began its investigation into Catherine Daniels after receiving information of alleged abuse. 

During the investigation, agents determined, while working as an in-home caregiver on May 30, Daniels assaulted a patient at a house in the 2200 block of Meadow Glade Lane.

On October 13th, the Shelby County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Daniels with abuse of a vulnerable adult and neglect of a vulnerable adult. 

Daniels was taken into custody Tuesday by TBI and booked into the Shelby County Jail. Her bond is set at $10,000. 

Daniels is no longer employed as a caregiver. This remains an active and ongoing investigation, TBI said. 

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