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Crime North Carolina assisted living facility workers accused of running dementia resident fight club

01:10  14 october  2019
01:10  14 october  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

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WINSTON-SALEM, N . C . — Three workers at an assisted living facility were arrested after police said they encouraged the residents to fight each other and On June 21, police received a report of elder abuse at the Danby House assisted living facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina , after workers

WINSTON-SALEM, N . C . -- Three workers at an assisted living facility were arrested after police say they encouraged the residents to fight each other and On June 21, police received a report of elder abuse at the Danby House assisted living facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina , after workers

Three employees at a North Carolina assisted living facility were arrested after police said they ran a fight club with elderly residents with dementia battling it out against each out.

Danby House, 3150 Burke Mill Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, United States© 2019 HERE/Microsoft Danby House, 3150 Burke Mill Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, United States

The women were accused in court documents of watching, filming and even encouraging a fight between a 70-year-old woman and a 73-year-old woman at the Danby House assisted living and memory-care facility in Winston-Salem, Fox 8 High Point and other local media reported.

Marilyn Latish McKey, 32, Tonacia Yvonne Tyson, 20, and Taneshia Deshawn Jordan, 26, were each charged with assaulting disabled persons, according to the reports.

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WINSTON-SALEM, N . C . -- Three workers at an assisted living facility were arrested after police say they encouraged the residents to fight each other and On June 21, police received a report of elder abuse at the Danby House assisted living facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina , after workers

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Winston-Salem police announced their arrests Friday following an investigation into a June complaint of elder abuse at the facility.

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“When you’re talking about someone who can’t take care of themselves, we’ve got to give specific attention to that,” Lt. Gregory Dorn told Fox 8.

Documents from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services show that during the filming of the fight one of the combatants was heard yelling “let go, help me, help me, let go” as McKey, Tyson, and Jordan continued to watch, the Winston-Salem Journal reported.

According to the documents at some point one of the staffers told the resident to “stop screaming (expletive),” the paper reported.

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  Staff ran fight club for dementia patients at North Carolina nursing home, police say Three women who ran a "fighting ring" at a North Carolina assisted living facility encouraged residents to get into a physical altercation, officials say. They were workers at the Danby House in Winston-Salem in June when they didn't intervene in a fight between two residents with dementia, according to a report from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. Staff

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WINSTON-SALEM, N . C . -- Three workers at an assisted living facility were arrested after police say they encouraged the residents to fight each other and On June 21, police received a report of elder abuse at the Danby House assisted living facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina , after workers

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Danby House said in a statement that McKey, Tyson, and Jordan were fired in June when managers were alerted to the situation.

"Additional staff training and a more rigorous vetting process for all new and existing employees at Danby House have been implemented," the statement said.

Fox 8 reported that two of the arrested women could not be reached for comment and that the third declined to comment.

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