Lake Charles woman accused of abusing elderly relative

A Lake Charles woman was arrested after she stole an elderly woman's prescription medicine, removed the victim's phone and remote 911 emergency button and left her in a house without air conditioning, according to a spokesperson for the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

Jessica T. Malveaux, 40, of Lake Charles, has been charged with cruelty to the infirmed and theft of under $500.

The sheriff's office spokesperson said the victim, a family member, had not been fed or bathed when deputies arrived at the house.

Malveaux was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center.


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