Elderly caregiver arrested for neglect, abuse

Elderly caregiver arrested for neglect, abuse

Trena Ellis was charged Thursday with four counts of malicious wounding and four counts of abuse/neglect of an incapacitated adult.

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on January 17, 2014 at 1:17 PM

NEWPORT NEWS -- Following a year-long investigation, an elderly caregiver was arrested Thursday for abuse and neglect. 

Newport News Police received a report in January 2013 of a 64-year-old man who appeared to have burn marks on his body. 

Police say 33-year-old Trena Ellis, of the 500 block of Adams Drive, was the victim's caregiver. 

She was charged Thursday with four counts of malicious wounding and four counts of abuse/neglect of an incapacitated adult. 

Police say the man's injuries were non-life threatening. 

 


 

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