A Caretaker Moving in to Help an Elderly Homeowner, Refuses to Leave

Cheryl Sherrell finally packs up her belongings to leave after legal action was taken.
1:22 | 01/29/17

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Now to the nightmare for a California homeowner. A caretaker who moved to help refusing to move out. Tonight, the standoff finally coming to an end. ABC's Adrienne Bankert has more. Reporter: Tonight, a homeowner's nightmare. This San Diego house, disaster. Stacks of TVs, computers, washers and dryers and furniture. Jan Breslauer says it all belongs to the woman who took over her 91-year-old mother's house for over a year. Fran Breslauer lived here for nearly 60 years. I think that she's heartless. She's heartless. Reporter: In 2015, she and her husband hired Cheryl Sherrell as a live-in caregiver, Sherrell featured here on a 2010 episode of "Hoarders: Buried alive", moved in but refused to move out, even after the couple fired her. Sherrell's attorneys insisting, she was living their legally, as a tenant. Finally, a court settlement this week, Sherrell has must leave. Seen here today, with movers, packing up. But it's no homecoming for the widow who has decided to sell her home. It's been devastating both emotionally and financially, this house is her only asset. Reporter: This story is not over yet. Sherrell now faces criminal charges including elder abuse, and trespassing charges. Sherrell has pleaded not guilty,

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