NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Three people have been arrested days after being indicted in Davidson County on multiple charges stemming from a death two years ago.
According to Metro police, 78-year-old Willie Harper was admitted to Centennial Medical Center on July 12, 2018 with a stage 4 bedsore. They said he died from complications of the chronic ulcer on July 27.
Police say, after an autopsy, Harper’s death was ruled a homicide. They said an investigation into his death by Metro detectives and Tennessee Adult Protective Services showed that lack of care led to his medical situation
Seventy-one-year-old Alford Bailey and 46-year-old Annise Bailey were arrested Wednesday night following an indictment Monday on charges of reckless homicide and abuse or neglect of an impaired adult.
Police said Harper’s daughter, 41-year-old Shakela Bigsby, was arrested Thursday by the U.S. Marshals.
According to a release, Alford Bailey was Harper’s brother, whom Harper lived with on 14th Avenue North. Annise Bailey was also Harper’s niece.
Bond for all three was set at $100,000.