Former Lufkin Living Center employee arrested for injuring resident of facility

Former Lufkin Living Center employee arrested for injuring resident of facility

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the Angelina County Sheriff's Office arrested a 50-year-old former Lufkin State Supported Living Center employee on a felony injury to the disabled charge after she was indicted for allegedly hitting a resident of the facility with her foot in July 2015.

Diane Murphy, of Lufkin was booked into the Angelina County Jail on a felony injury to the disable charge on Jan. 13. She was released later that day after she posted at bail amount of $5,000.

An Angelina County grand jury indicted Murphy on the charge back in December.

According to the text of the indictment, Murphy "intentionally or knowingly" caused injury to a resident of the Lufkin State Supported Living Center. The indictment stated that Murphy hit the resident on the head with her foot.

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