Indianapolis - Metro police and Marion County prosecutors are investigating if a sick woman's relatives went too far praying for a cure.
Hattie Morris' daughter says instead of getting medical attention, the relatives waited too long for divine healing. Morris is in hospice care and doctors don't expect her to recover from infectious gangrene in her legs.
"At this point, she is slowly dying from the feet up," said her daughter, Trizah, who lives out of state.
Trizah Morris called police, saying proper medical attention after a fall at home would have prevented her terminal illness.
"They continued to pray for her, they never tried to get medical treatment. The worse she got, the more people they called in to pray," Trizah Morris said.
On April 1, Hattie Morris called IMPD to check her apartment for possible intruders. They found none, but did find the 71-year-old woman suffering from leg injuries.
"They summoned an ambulance to take her to St. Vincent Hospital,...