Woman beats parents with cane and oxygen tanks, pours laundry soap on them

3 month ago

Salt Lake County news, Utah news.

A Utah woman has been arrested after she allegedly assaulted her elderly parents with a cane and an oxygen tanks before pouring laundry detergent on them.

Anne Cockrell was assaulting her mother, beating her with her own cane and oxygen tanks when the father intervened to help her. She then attacked him as well, causing him serious wounds.

Responding officers found the parents bloodied and covered with laundry detergent. They told authorities that the daughter told them she wanted to kill them.

Both the victims are older than 65-year-old. Cockrell was charged with two counts of aggravated abuse toward an elderly person and two counts of assault. The motive of the attack remains unclear.