Just four hours after a bedridden, 82-year-old woman in New Mexico frantically told cops she feared for her life, she was shot and killed by her caretaker, according to police and a report.
The caretaker, Henry Cardana, called officers to the Rio Rancho home urging them to take his elderly charge out of the house, KOAT Action 7 reported.
“She’s a hospital hospice patient and she’s uncontrollable. I can’t control her anymore. She needs for her own safety, get her the hell out of here,” he said in audio obtained by Koat 7.
The patient, Juneanne Fannell, then told the 911 operator there were guns in the home — and that she felt unsafe.
Officers arrived and chatted with Cardana about guns, confirming the caretaker had loaded weapons.
“I like folks that have guns,” one officer told him, according to the clip.
They then stood by while the worker had a disturbing exchange with the older woman, a video obtained by KOAT shows.
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