Crime

Cops: Florida woman bit off 2 fingers of 89-year-old man

Linda Kay Swift Alachua County Corrections
Linda Kay Swift Alachua County Corrections

A Florida woman is accused of chomping off two fingers of an89-year-old man who lived with her in a group home, according toGainesville.com.

Linda Kay Swift was charged Saturday withaggravated battery on a person 65 or older, according to AlachuaCounty booking records. Her bond was set at $500,000.

The man lostan index finger and ring finger in the attack, bitten down to theknuckles, the report said. Her statement to police: “Yes, I bit hisfingers off.” Police said the attack was unprovoked.

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