Saturday, August 08, 2009

Workers take pictures of naked elders in Nursing Home

GALAX, Va. -- Two workers at the Waddell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Galax have been charged with taking naked photographs of patients without their consent.

The Galax Police Department began the investigation after receiving a tip. As a result of the investigation, police arrested Sharon Ann Walker, 29, and Livia Dawn Crisan, 25. Crisan's age was originally listed as 35. Police corrected her age Friday afternoon.

Police said the incidents happened between April 1 and July 15. Wooddell said the two had snapped the pictures using their cell phones.

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