21-year-old nurse strips naked and attacks her patient


Nurse (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

A young nurse was arrested on a charge of battery after allegedly stripping naked and beating up her elderly patient, police in Florida said.

Palm Bay police have arrested 21-year-old Marchina Walker, after being accused of getting naked before assaulting her elderly patient in her home.

Walker has been charged with one count of aggravated felony battery of an elderly person.

She was booked into the Brevard County Jail after being held for 72 hours under Florida's Baker Act for a mental health evaluation.

According to the police, officers were called around 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, on a report of an assault in progress at a house in the 800 block of Hawaii Avenue.

A witness told the police that the nurse took off her clothes and was acting erratically in the patient's home. After removing her clothes, she beat up 68-year-old Yvonne Waldrop.

Walker was completely naked when officers arrived.