Port Hope lady charged with tried homicide in Gladwin County


Allegedly lower tubing to close off her mom’s life help

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GLADWIN — A 59-year-old Port Hope lady is ready for arraignment in Gladwin County’s 55th Circuit Court docket Monday, charged with tried homicide after allegedly severing tubing and shutting off her mom’s life help on the Gladwin Nursing Dwelling and Rehabilitation Middle.

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Corinne Damm was reportedly visiting her mom, 78, on the facility, in keeping with Gladwin Police Chief Eric Killian. Through the go to, Damm lower tubes and turned off the sufferer’s life help. There was a couple of minute lapse earlier than a nurse responded to the machine’s alarm, indicating an issue, and instantly turned the machine again on. Whereas turning the machine again on, the nurse instructed police that Damm was sitting subsequent to her mom telling her she might go to heaven now.


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After the incident, Damm referred to as authorities and admitted to the incident. Damm reportedly instructed authorities she was uninterested in seeing her mom in a lot ache. That’s why she disconnected the machine. Police later confiscated the scissors used to chop the tubes.

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One of many nurses reported the affected person was secure and Damm was cooperating, and that there wasn’t a must get authorities concerned. Nevertheless, by this level, Damm had already referred to as police herself after which waited for authorities within the nursing residence foyer. Damm’s sister additionally realized of the incident and demanded police be concerned.

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Damm was arraigned in 80th District Court docket on Feb. three and later certain over to circuit courtroom. She is out of jail on a $100,000 private recognizance bond. She is ready for a circuit courtroom arraignment at 1:20 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24.