Nurse charged with abuse of 96-year-old Florence patient

Labarbara Deshay Currin (Source: Florence PD)
Labarbara Deshay Currin (Source: Florence PD)

FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) - A nurse was charged with mistreating a 96-year-old nursing home patient in Florence.

Authorities said 27-year-old Lebarbara Deshay Currin, of Pulaski, Tennessee, was charged with elder abuse and neglect.

The alleged abuse happened in August at Glenwood Nursing Home. A report said the patient had a bruise on her arm and multiple knots on her head.

Florence police said a FBI task force located Currin this month and arrested her.

She has a court appearance scheduled for Jan. 27.

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