WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A Warren County woman has been arrested and charged with wanton abuse after police say she assaulted her 91-year-old mother.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to investigate a possible case of elder abuse on Oct. 10 on Maplemere Drive in Bowling Green. When a officers arrived they found Lucille Lindsey, 91, in “immense pain”, according to the sheriff’s office.
Following an investigation, deputies determined that Gerri Carnes, 51, had assaulted her mother Lucille earlier in the week, according to the sheriff’s office.
Lindsey was subsequently transported to a local hospital and Carnes arrested and charged with wanton abuse and neglect of an adult. Carnes was then lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.