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Evil perp caught on camera brutalizing 94-year-old in custody

by Leigh Egan

Abusive home aide is behind bars!

The Houston-area suspect caught on surveillance camera hitting an elderly lady several times was captured. It’s still unclear how and where she was arrested, but the Houston Police Department confirmed on Friday that she’s in custody.

ABC 13 reports that after the now-viral video of home aide, Brenda Floyd, was shared online, tips started pouring in. She was spotted last night in Lafayette, Louisiana, at the SMILE office on St. John Street. A local resident saw someone who he thought was her and called authorities. It was shortly after the tip that Floyd was arrested, but so far, there’s no confirmation if authorities detained her in Louisiana.

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[Photo: Houston Crime Stoppers]

The Backstory

The victim, a 94-year-old Alzheimer’s patient, had unexplained bruises on her body. When her son noticed the marks, he installed a surveillance camera in the elderly lady’s Memorial Villages home. A few days later, the victim’s son discovered shocking footage of Floyd reportedly smacking the victim in the back of the head for feeding a family dog “human food.” Floyd is heard screaming that the dog will end up the hospital.

As the victim gets up and attempts to walk away while holding tightly onto a walker, Floyd hit her again. The incident happened on New Year’s Day.

The story is developing. Check back for updates

Read the original story here: SICK attack on defenseless, elderly woman caught on camera – reward offered for suspect

[Feature Photo: YouTube]

 

Leigh Egan is a crime-fighting journalist and editor who specializes in breaking news and investigative true crime coverage. With more than a decade of experience under her belt, Leigh’s work can be found in a number of high-profile national publications. For Leigh, learning didn’t stop after college. She considers herself a lifelong learner who frequently takes media and journalism courses to keep abreast of the latest happenings and innovations in her field.