AFFIDAVIT: Port Arthur woman ties elderly woman to ab machine

Published 12:34 am Friday, May 7, 2021

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A Port Arthur woman who reportedly tied her elderly mother to an ab machine, causing injury was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury this week.

Cassie Deann McKee, also known as Cassie Shetley McKee, 50, was arrested May 3 for of injury to an elderly individual following the April 5 encounter.

According to the probable cause affidavit for her arrest; McKee reportedly tied the 73-year-old woman’s arms and legs to the ab machine, causing injury and pain to her wrists and ankles.

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The elderly woman allegedly sustained bruises to the inner area of her forearms and wrists and swelling to her ankles.

McKee remained in the Jefferson County Correctional facility on a $15,000 bond as of Thursday.

The charge is a third degree felony.