Fifth suspect arrested in connection with Loving Care Senior Cit - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Fifth suspect arrested in connection with Loving Care Senior Citizen Home

Posted: Updated:
Tina Drakeford, 74. Photo source: Muscogee County Jail Tina Drakeford, 74. Photo source: Muscogee County Jail
  • NEWSMore>>

  • Voter registration deadline is April 21

    Voter registration deadline is April 21

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:24 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:24:03 GMT
    The deadline for voters to register is quickly approaching. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding voters that April 21 is the last day to register for the May 20 primary.More >>
    The deadline for voters to register is quickly approaching. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding voters that April 21 is the last day to register for the May 20 primary.More >>
  • Reminder: CRCT testing is April 15-25

    Reminder: CRCT testing is April 15-25

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:24 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:24:01 GMT
    Students in Muscogee County are asked to get in bed early tonight to prepare for an important test.  The CRCT test starts tomorrow April 15 for some students in the school district. Winter weather caused
    More >>
    Students in Muscogee County are asked to get in bed early tonight to prepare for an important test.  The CRCT test starts tomorrow April 15 for some students in the school district. Winter weather caused students and staff to lose four days of prep time for the tests.More >>
  • Columbus tutoring group prepares students for CRCT

    Columbus tutoring group prepares students for CRCT

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:14 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:14:00 GMT
    Each year, students across the state of Georgia are tested on what many call the building blocks of education: reading, English/Language Arts and math. This is done with the Criterion-Referenced CompetencyMore >>
    It's testing week in Muscogee County. Students in grades three through eight are wrapping up the CRCT testing for this week and one tutoring group is focusing on preparing students for one subject in particular. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy has the details.More >>
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Tina Drakeford, 74, has been arrested and is now the fifth person charged in connection with reported abuses at Loving Care Senior Citizen Home. She is charged with Exploitation of Disabled or Elder Adult.

Four others were arrested last month on multiple charges involved in the situation.

Sheryl Drakeford, the director of the facility, was charged with Felony Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Disabled Persons, and Operating a Personal Care Home Without a License.

RELATED STORIES:

Multiple arrests made after investigation at Columbus senior care center

Director of senior care center claims allegations of neglect are false

Copyright 2013 WTVM. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.