Grand Jury Indicts Nurses Who Laughed as WWII Navy Veteran Died

James Dempsey screenshot via WXIA

A nursing supervisor, a nurse, and a CNA have been indicted by a grand jury from a video of a WWII veteran who died in their care at Northeast Atlanta Health and Rehabilitation Center. We previously reported on the case where 2 nurses and a CNA laughed as James Dempsey, a decorated WWII Navy veteran, cried out for help because he couldn’t breathe. He ultimately died, and then they lied about it.

The Grand Jury returned the indictment on Wednesday.

Loyce Pickquet Agyeman is charged with murder. Wanda Nuckels is charged with depriving an elder of essential services, and a former CNA, Mable Turman, was indicted for neglect to an elder. Warrants were issued for their arrest.

WXIA reported,

“In November, the Brookhaven Police Department launched a criminal investigation into 89-year-old James Dempsey’s death after an 11Alive Investigation uncovered hidden camera video and court



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