Home Health Aide Left Feces in Client’s Appliances: Reports

By Allison Hayes
|  Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013  |  Updated 1:32 PM EDT
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Home Health Aide Left Feces in Client’s Appliances: Reports

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A home health aide from Fairfield was arrested, accused of leaving feces in her former employer’s appliances after she was laid off, according to several reports.

Fiona Clarke, 40 of Fairfield, was fired after reportedly being unfriendly to a new employee, then placed feces wrapped in paper towels in the oven and refrigerator of an elderly woman that she cared for, The Hour reports.

A family member first noticed a foul smell when she turned on the oven earlier in February.

Police told the Connecticut Post that Clarke denied everything during the investigation until last week when she turned herself in.

Clarke was charged with third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree breach of peace.

She $5,000 bond and will appear in court this Thursday, March 7, according to court records.

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