Man arrested, charged with abusing 62-year-old man - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man arrested, charged with abusing 62-year-old man

Joshua Gilley (Source: SCSO) Joshua Gilley (Source: SCSO)

A man is in jail after police found a 62-year-old man severely injured.

On September 12, the 62-year-old was taken to St. Francis Hospital with serious injuries. Nurses told police he had an injury to his left eye, a fractured arm, abrasions on his chest, broken ribs, broken vertebrae, a broken pelvic bone, and bruises all over his body consistent with possible abuse.

The victim was listed in extremely critical condition.

Paramedics said the victim's house was in awful condition. After a thorough investigation, officers arrested the victim's caregiver, Joshua Gilley.

Gilley is charged with aggravated assault and adult abuse and neglect.

To report elderly abuse, here are some numbers you can call:

  • Tennessee: 1-888-277-8366
  • Mississippi: 1-800-222-8000
  • Arkansas: 1-800-482-8049

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