Woman found guilty of abusing elderly woman in her care in Island Lake

Theresa Alexander, 39, was using a fake name while working as a live-in caregiver for an 82-year-old woman, authorities said.

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39-year-old Theresa Alexander was convicted of multiple felonies Friday in McHenry County.

A woman has been found guilty of abusing an 82-year-old woman in her care in Island Lake in McHenry County.

Theresa Alexander, 39, was convicted of aggravated battery, domestic battery and possession of a fraudulent driver’s license, according to the McHenry County state’s attorney’s office.

Alexander had been using a fake name while working as a live-in caregiver for the elderly woman. Police discovered she had been abusing the woman, sometimes striking her.

Sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 24.

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