lula wadeCENTRAL CITY, Ky. (3/8/19) — A second person has been charged in connection to alleged sexual abuse at a local nursing facility in Central City.

Sparks Nursing Home Administrator Lula K. Wade, 62 of Greenville, was charged by Central City Police Officer Jamie Jenkins last night following an investigation. Wade was taken to Muhlenberg County Detention Center and released today.

Wade was charged with seven counts of failure to report abuse/neglect/exploitation of an adult.

An ongoing investigation into sexual abuse of victims at the nursing home led to a Drakesboro man being charged Feb. 28. Jimmy Lee Shrewsberry, 58 of Drakesboro was charged with second-degree rape/mentally incapacitated, second-degree sodomy/mentally incapacitated and three counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

Shrewsberry is being held in MCDC. To read the previous story, click HERE.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director

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