Boiling water poured on special needs patient, 2 group home employees charged: Chickasaw Police say
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jun 22 2022 11:42 AM
CHICKASAW, Ala. (WKRG) — Chickasaw Police arrested two people who they say poured boiling water onto a special needs resident at Nobles Group Home. Chickasaw Police said the two arrested worked at the home.
Kevin Jermaine Franklin, 22, and Dakerria Latrice Hall, 21, were charged with abuse and neglect of a protected person. The pair are accused of abusing a 52-year-old man who has physical and mental disabilities. Both Franklin and Hall have bonded out of Mobile Metro Jail, according to jail records.
Chickasaw Police said the patient has second-degree burns. The patient has already undergone a first debridement treatment, according to police.