A Cumberland County man faces charges in connection to a death in a nursing home

Mencie Grimes (Courtesy: Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office)
Mencie Grimes (Courtesy: Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office)

Posted by Debra Worley - email

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A Cumberland County man has been accused of murdering a man in a nursing home.

According to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, 60-year-old Menice Grimes is facing charges of second degree murder after a fight at the Countryside Villa Rest Home turned deadly.

Deputies say the argument happened Saturday, December 27 between 69-year-old Levi Montgomery and Grimes.

Montgomery died from injuries as a result of the fight.

A cause of death has yet to be determined.  Grimes was treated for minor wounds and was put behind bars.