Home Health Provider Arrested in Client's Death

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COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) - A north Georgia home mental health care provider has been arrested in the death of her sole client.

Newton County Sheriff's officials say 44-year-old Cornelius Richardson-Bethea was arrested Saturday in the death of 47-year-old Susan Walter.

Officials say they found Walter dead Saturday morning and the woman had bruises on her head and shoulders. Sheriff's Spokeswoman Deputy Courtney Morrison told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/Wtkgv8 ) Walter's death was ruled a homicide by blunt force trauma.

Richardson-Bethea was denied bond Monday and is being held in the Newton County Jail. She is charged with failure to protect a disabled person and felony murder.

It is unclear if she has an attorney.

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Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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