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Texas nursing home fires caretakers charged with beating 87-year-old man

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Two caretakers at a Texas nursing home are faced charges this week after video surveillance footage allegedly showed them injuring an 87-year-old man in his room.

Solidago Health and Rehabilitation caretakers Lisa Cooper, 61, and Keycia Johnson, 57, turned themselves into Texas City police Thursday pending an investigation into the assault.

Both women were charged with injuring an elderly person, a second-degree felony. The Texas City nursing home said the women were immediately suspended and have since been fired.

Caretakers Keycia Johnson (L) and Lisa Cooper (R) turned themselves into Texas City police Thursday for the assault of an 87-year-old man at a nursing home. (Galveston County Jail) The man's family told FOX 26 Houston a Ring surveillance system was installed inside his room after he complained about previous issues.

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