Attorney general Jim Hood announced that a Quitman resident faces a felony abuse charge involving a vulnerable adult.
51-year-old James Pete Moss, of 443 County Road, was arrested Thursday morning by investigators with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Attorney General's Office.
Officials say Moss was indicted by a Lauderdale County grand jury. The indictment alleges that Moss, while employed at East Mississippi State Hospital, hit and caused bodily injury to the head and torso of the victim, a patient under his care.
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