Friday, June 1, 2007

Elderly abuse trial opens in Fayette Circuit Court

HillRegister-Herald Reporter

FAYETTEVILLE — Fayette County prosecutors presented two witnesses Wednesday in their case against a Fayetteville woman on charges of elder abuse that led to the death 17 months ago of a woman who lived on her property.Jewell Parsons, 44, of Crooked Run Road, was indicted in January in the death of Naomi L. King, 68, in December 2005.

Parsons was arrested in February 2006.She faces one count each of intentional neglect of an elder person, misappropriation or misuse of funds of an elder person by means of deception and embezzlement by misuse of a fiduciary relationship.

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