Tyler nurse convicted of stealing $25K from elderly dementia patient

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A Tyler nurse was convited on Tuesday of exploiting an elderly patient and was sentenced to six years in prison.

Karen Madrid, 55, had an elderly man and was his caretaker. Prosectors say that a neighbor found the man with no food and she had stolen his car.

She was found to have charged $25,000 in expenses under the victim’s name, including a trip to New York with her boyfriend.

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