Flash Flood Watch
until MON 12:00 AM MST, Northwest Plateau, Lake Havasu and Fort Mohave, Northwest Deserts, Grand Canyon Country, Coconino Plateau, Yavapai County Mountains, Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County, Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County, Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County, Western Mogollon Rim, Eastern Mogollon Rim, White Mountains, Northern Gila County, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Yavapai County Valleys and Basins, Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons, Western Pima County including Ajo/Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Tohono O'odham Nation including Sells, Upper Santa Cruz River and Altar Valleys including Nogales, Tucson Metro Area including Tucson/Green Valley/Marana/Vail, South Central Pinal County including Eloy/Picacho Peak State Park, Southeast Pinal County including Kearny/Mammoth/Oracle, Upper San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista/Benson, Eastern Cochise County below 5000 ft including Douglas/Wilcox, Upper Gila River and Aravaipa Valleys including Clifton/Safford, White Mountains of Graham and Greenlee Counties including Hannagan Meadow, Galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains including Mount Graham, Chiricahua Mountains including Chiricahua National Monument, Dragoon/Mule/Huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains including Bisbee/Canelo Hills/Madera Canyon, Santa Catalina and Rincon Mountains including Mount Lemmon/Summerhaven, Baboquivari Mountains including Kitt Peak, Aguila Valley, Northwest Valley, Tonopah Desert, Gila Bend, Buckeye/Avondale, Cave Creek/New River, Deer Valley, Central Phoenix, North Phoenix/Glendale, New River Mesa, Scottsdale/Paradise Valley, Rio Verde/Salt River, East Valley, Fountain Hills/East Mesa, South Mountain/Ahwatukee, Southeast Valley/Queen Creek, Superior, Northwest Pinal County, West Pinal County, Apache Junction/Gold Canyon, Tonto Basin, Mazatzal Mountains, Pinal/Superstition Mountains, Sonoran Desert Natl Monument, San Carlos, Dripping Springs, Globe/Miami, Southeast Gila County

Report: Serial killer released from Florida prison on parole moving to Fort Mill

A serial killer released from a Florida prison on parole is moving to Fort Mill, sources say.

WOOD-TV reports that 57-year-old Catherine Wood, convicted of helping kill at least 5 elderly women at a west Michigan nursing home, was released from prison Thursday and plans to move to Fort Mill to live with her sister.

In 1987, Wood and her accomplice, Gwendolyn Graham, were arrested for the murders of at least five patients and as many as 12 at Alpine Manor Nursing Home where they worked as nursing aides. 

b2ef247c-Untitled-3.jpg

Left: Gwendolyn Graham, right: Catherine Wood

Wood testified against Graham at trial. In testimony, Wood told the court that Graham would suffocate victims who were suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's disease while she watched for anyone coming by.

Police say the women committed the murders for fun and to bind their love. 

The Michigan Parole Board denied Wood's release eight times, saying she was still a potential danger to the community and was not remorseful. 

a385f548-Untitled-2.jpg

Family members of the victims tried to fight her release, but a judge granted Wood's parole in October 2019. Now, those family members worry that Wood might kill again in her new home. 

The conditions of Wood's parole reportedly includes restrictions on caring for elderly, children, and vulnerable adults until June 2021, when her parole ends.