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Group home worker charged with abusing disabled clients, including children

WCNC-TV Charlotte logo WCNC-TV Charlotte 5/10/2019 WCNC Staff
a person with collar shirt: Brionna Janee Sherrill © Iredell County Sheriff's Office Brionna Janee Sherrill

A Statesville woman was arrested after deputies said she assaulted three disabled people, including two children, as a group home. 

On April 4, the Iredell County Sheriff's Office received a report of an employee at a group home assaulting three clients. During the investigation, deputies determined that Brionna Janee Sherrill, 24, assaulted three victims. Deputies said all three victims are mentally and physically disabled. 

The sheriff's office said the victims' ages are 20, 16 and 12. 

After interviewing other multiple people, including fellow employees, deputies obtained warrants for Sherrill's arrest. She is facing seven counts of misdemeanor assault on an individual with disabilities. 



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