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95-year-old beaten and strangled in her home. Police say a home care assistant helped organize the attack.

Source: Hagerstown police; Unsplash

Mar. 18 2022, Published 7:49 p.m. ET

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A 95-year-old woman was beaten in her home during a robbery organized by her home health assistant, police said.

On March 7, police in Hagerstown, Maryland, responded to a home and found a 95-year-old woman with injuries to her head, neck and face.

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The victim said a man came into her home and tried to kill her, according to Hagerstown police. Authorities took the victim to the hospital, and she was later released.

Detectives determined the victim recently had a home health assistant come to her home. Angel Marie Parker began helping the victim and became aware of the money in the home.

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Hagerstown police determined Parker coordinated a plan with Jacob Kitch-Nordsick and Taylor Paul Alexander, authorities said.


On March 7, one or more suspects went into the home, attacked the victim and stole the money, police said. The victim was knocked unconscious and then strangled. When she came to the suspects were gone and she used a medical alert necklace to call 911.

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“We are extremely grateful that this brave woman was not more seriously injured or killed,” Hagerstown police said in announcing the arrests.

Kitch-Nordsick, Parker and Alexander were all charged with several counts in connection to the case.

Source: Hagerstown police; Unsplash

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