A Hopkins County woman is accused of severely injuring her elderly mother.
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office today arrested and charged 49-year old Debra L. Browning of 919 Leroy Road of Hanson, Kentucky with 1st degree criminal abuse and 2nd degree assault.
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Emergency Room at Regional Medical Center in reference to an alleged assault of an elderly female.
The two responding deputies determined 77-year old Mary Pittenger was assaulted by her daughter and caregiver.
Browning remains lodged in the Hopkins County Jail, while her elderly mother was flown to Saint Mary’s Hospital for further treatment due to the nature of her injuries.