State hospital employee arrested for fondling resident - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

State hospital employee arrested for fondling resident

27-year-old Kenneth Tanksley, of Meridian, was indicted by a Lauderdale County grand jury. Source: MS Attorney General 27-year-old Kenneth Tanksley, of Meridian, was indicted by a Lauderdale County grand jury. Source: MS Attorney General
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A former employee of East Mississippi State hospital surrendered to authorities Friday morning after being indicted for fondling a vulnerable person at the facility, announced Attorney General Jim Hood.

27-year-old Kenneth Tanksley, of Meridian, was indicted by a Lauderdale County grand jury on one felony count of fondling of a vulnerable person by an employee of a health care facility.

If convicted, Tanksley faces up to 15 years in prison and $5,000 in fines. 

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