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Henrico woman arrested for allegedly abusing elderly family member

Posted at 7:23 PM, May 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-19 19:29:54-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Henrico investigators have arrested and charged a woman for allegedly abusing an elderly family member. Betty Jane Holdren has been charged with abuse or neglect of an incapacitated adult, according to court documents.

The documents show Holdren is accused of abusing and neglecting the victim from June to August of 2015.

Betty Jane Holdren

Betty Jane Holdren

That person was an incapacitated adult and documents revealed the abuse resulted in serious bodily injury or disease to the victim. Holdren’s relation to the victim has not been confirmed at this time.

Investigators are still trying to nail down all the details of what happened behind the doors of a Henrico County family's home, but according to Henrico police, an outstanding warrant was served on Holdren.

The warrant was the result of an investigation into events from last summer in the 9400 block of Claymont Drive.

Holdren is due in General District Court on June 2 for a 9 a.m. hearing.