South Miss. nurse arrested for depraved heart murder - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

South Miss. nurse arrested for depraved heart murder

Posted: Updated:
LAMAR COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Pine Belt registered nurse has been arrested by the Attorney General's office for depraved heart murder.

According to WDAM in Hattiesburg, 28-year-old April Grissom of Petal turned herself in to investigators with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit following her indictment by the Lamar County Grand Jury on Second Degree Murder charges.

She is accused of turning off the machines which were keeping the alleged victim alive.

According to the indictment, Grissom worked as an R.N. at Wesley Medical Center where the 77-year-old victim was being treated.

If convicted, Grissom could face life in prison. WDAM reports that she was booked into the Lamar county detention center on $10,000 bond.

Copyright 2014 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

208 DeBuys Road
Biloxi, MS 39531
(228) 896-1313

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WLOX. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.