Caretaker accused of abuse - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Caretaker accused of abuse

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Police arrested a caretaker at a Memphis group home.

He's accused of beating a special needs patient at Behavioral Services of Tennessee on Honey Dew Cove.

Police said the patient was assaulted by Gerrod Winton and the assault was recorded on closed circuit TV. 

According to the police report, the special needs person was in the kitchen and taking food out. In the video recording, Winton can be seen punching him in the back of his head.

Winton is charged with simple assault and willful abuse.

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