Nursing Home Worker Charged With Elder Abuse

A Washington County nurse is facing elderly abuse charges filed by the State Attorney General's office.

26-year-old Certified Nursing Assistant Cigi Serrevera Snell, surrendered herself at the Jackson County jail in Marianna early this morning.

Snell is accused of slapping a 90-year-old woman in the face, while caring for her at the Signature Health Care Center in Jackson County. She was fired from her job because of the alleged incident.

Snell is charged with one count of abuse of an elderly adult. If convicted, she faces up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

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