Woman charged with battery against Evansville nursing home patient due in court today

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Katelyn Johnson, accused of mistreating an Evansville nursing home patient is due in court on Tuesday. (Image Source: MGN Online/Photo: Pixabay/Cropped Photo: Ulrich Joho /CC BY-SA 2.0)

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — A woman accused of mistreating an Evansville nursing home patient is due in court on Tuesday.

Twenty-six-year-old Katelyn Johnson is charged with Battery against an Endangered Adult, Battery against a Disabled Person and Criminal Confinement.

According to police records, surveillance video from earlier this year shows Johnson and other Columbia Healthcare Center employees taunting and abusing a resident with dementia.

If convicted, Johnson could face up to six years in prison.

She has pleaded Not Guilty, and is currently out on bond.

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(This story was originally published on August 27, 2019)

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