Unlicensed Caregiver Charged With Abuse And Captivity Of Patients

Four men were found to be housed in unlivable conditions by a woman who solicited them on social media, charging $300-400 per month for them to stay. However, once they moved in they were not allowed to leave.  The men were living in the basement of the house in a tall crawl space suffering abuse.  The victims did not have access to bathrooms or food, and limited aces to water.

Police are running an investigation with the belief that the woman holding the men captive had other victims involved, all the time without a license for in-home personal care.  Adult Protective Services took the men into custody to care for them. The investigation was a combined effort of individuals working on the For more, read the story.


Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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