Laurens NHC employee accused of assaulting elderly victim
LAURENS, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Laurens Police Department said an employee of the National HealthCare Corporation is facing a criminal charge after an elderly victim was assaulted.
Officers were called to investigate the alleged abuse of a 79-year-old person on July 17 at NHC HealthCare on Pinehaven Street Extension.
Detectives requested the assistance of the Attorney General’s Office due to the serious nature of the crime.
NHC employee Ursula Marie Davis was arrested on Tuesday and charged with abuse of a vulnerable adult.
The victim is in good condition and now in the care of family members, police said.
NHC said they are cooperating with the investigation and Davis was terminated immediately following the accusations.
correction: The Laurens Police Department initially released a mugshot of a different individual who is not associated with this case. The mugshot has since been updated. We apologize for any confusion.
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