Update: Caregiver charged with manslaughter in death of memory care resident
FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Cass County prosecutors have charged an employee of a Fargo memory care facility with manslaughter and endangering a vulnerable adult after the death of a resident.
Fifty-nine-year-year-old Rachel Cooper was arrested at her home Wednesday night. The resident who died was 78-year-old Gary Pearson.
On August 3, police were called to Maple View Memory Care at 4552 36th Ave. S. to take a report of an assault of a patient by a caregiver earlier that day.
The charges against Cooper are both “Class B” felonies.