Deaths of 2 residents at North Carolina nursing homes considered homicides, police say

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” Detectives touched with Adult Protective Services throughout each investigation, and they have actually taken control of any examination into these care facilities,” the authorities release specified. “However, due to the lessened mental capacity of both suspects, the District Attorneys office declined prosecution in both circumstances, so they will not go to trial.”.

Gabrielle Masson –
Monday, October 12th, 2020
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The deaths of two dementia clients who died after altercations at 2 Wilmington, N.C., nursing homes will be included in the citys annual murder overall, reports NBC affiliate WECT.

One incident occurred Feb. 8 at Wilmington-based Commons at Brightmore, according to a cops report cited by WECT. A 94-year-old female fell after being pressed by another citizen. The victim underwent surgical treatment however passed away Feb. 14 due to issues. The 2nd incident occurred Sept. 6 at Spring Arbor of Wilmington when an 80-year-old man was attacked by another resident and required to the hospital, where he died Sept. 12.

One incident took place Feb. 8 at Wilmington-based Commons at Brightmore, according to a cops report cited by WECT. The victim underwent surgical treatment however passed away Feb. 14 due to complications. The second occurrence occurred Sept. 6 at Spring Arbor of Wilmington when an 80-year-old man was attacked by another local and taken to the health center, where he passed away Sept. 12.

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