Tennessee state Senate candidate linked to dispute over woman’s estate - September 20, 2012, Bartholomew Sullivan
According to a nurse deposed in the case, Stevens came to Keras’ room in the surgical intensive care unit of Jackson-Madison County Hospital on Nov. 15, 2009 and told the nurse that he was Keras’ attorney. He told the nurse that Keras, 82, had requested he tear up her last will and testament. The nurse pointed out that Keras was unconscious.
“I explained to him that she was not conscious and would not know that he was in the room,” the nurse, Amy M. Naylor, said under oath.
Naylor testified Stevens asked her to shoot video of him tearing up the will with his cell phone, and she agreed to. The video was made part of the case file.
The day after Stevens ripped up the will, Keras was dead.