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Registered Nurse Arrested for Depraved Heart Murder of Patient

A registered nurse in Hattiesburg is facing charges of depraved heart murder, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. April Renae Grissom, 28, of Petal, turned herself in to investigators with the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit following indictment by a Lamar County Grand Jury for depraved heart murder. Grissom is accused in the indictment of turning off the machines which were helping keep the alleged victim alive. Grissom was working as an R.N. at the facility where the alleged victim, 77, was receiving treatment.


Action Details

  • Date:February 26, 2014
  • Agency:Mississippi Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies