Former caregivers sentenced in assault

Local News

Two former aids at a Jefferson County Nursing Facility were sentenced Wednesday for abusing an elderly resident.

Police say on June 7, 22-year-old sisters, Haley and Hannah Shirey of Strattanville were observed choking and hitting an elderly resident at Laurelbrooke Landing in Brookville.

The resident has dementia. He suffered bruises and scratches from the assault. The judge sentenced the Shirey’s to 9 to 23 months in jail and two years probation.

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