Friday, June 6, 2008

Woman Charged in Mother's Death

Lee's Summit, MO — USA by The Examiner

Jackson County Prosecutors charged a Lee’s Summit woman Tuesday in connection with the death of the woman’s mother.

Glenda I. Grimes, 55, of Lee’s Summit was charged with second-degree murder, second-degree domestic assault and elder abuse.

According to court documents, Grimes’ mother died on the evening of Feb. 20 while Grimes was out at dinner. In addition to several severe bed sores, the victim’s leg was broken but had only been wrapped in tape.

At no time did Stevens receive medical treatment for her broken leg,
Her report indicated the victim suffered 25 fractures, including multiple rib fractures dating from less than two weeks old to more than a month old.

Bond on Grimes has been set at $100,000/10 percent or secured. Her next court date will be June 25 at 1:30 at the Independence Courthouse Annex.

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