Murder

Assisted living worker shot to death in Alaska, resident claims responsibility

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An Alaska man has been charged with murdering a worker at a small assisted living facility in Anchorage, according to local news reports.

Nursing home resident dies after allegedly being smothered by son

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A terminally ill nursing home resident in Ohio has died after his son is alleged to have smothered him, according to police.

CCRC reaches $1.5 million settlement in case of resident smothered to death by staff member

CCRC reaches $1.5 million settlement in case of resident smothered to death by staff member

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A South Carolina continuing care retirement community has entered into a $1.5 million civil settlement in the case of a resident who was murdered by a staff member.

Assisted living security guard killed resident, authorities say

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An 83-year-old assisted living resident allegedly was assaulted by a security guard at the Florida facility and subsequently died from his injuries, authorities announced Monday.

Man charged with nursing home murder withdrew his confession prior to arrest, records show

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A Kentucky nursing home worker who admitted to murdering residents in 2007 retracted his confession before his arrest, according to recently released court records that shed new light on what may have motivated both the crime and the worker's decision to come clean.

Two more cases of murder-by-insulin alleged at a nursing home

Two more cases of murder-by-insulin alleged at a nursing home

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A murderer still at large used insulin shots to kill residents of a skilled nursing facility in Australia, according to authorities. The case is strikingly similar to one in the United States, in which the perpetrator recently confessed.

Mother, daughter dead after apparent murder-suicide at San Francisco nursing home

Mother, daughter dead after apparent murder-suicide at San Francisco nursing home

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A resident and her daughter died of gunshot wounds in an apparent murder-suicide at a skilled nursing facility in San Francisco, according to local authorities.

Former nursing home worker confesses to murdering resident in 2007

Former nursing home worker confesses to murdering resident in 2007

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A terminally ill Kentucky man has confessed to the 2007 murder of an 86-year-old woman who was living in a nursing facility where he worked as a medical technician, authorities in Louisville announced Tuesday. Another resident also died under similar circumstances, raising questions about multiple homicides.

Nurse shoots nursing home resident, herself in apparent murder-suicide

Nurse shoots nursing home resident, herself in apparent murder-suicide

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Authorities were searching for a motive Tuesday after a licensed practical nurse at a long-term care facility in Pennsylvania apparently shot and killed a resident and then turned the gun on herself.

Roommate dispute turns deadly at New York nursing home

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A dispute about privacy appears to have led a nursing home resident to kill his roommate with a wheelchair leg rest, according to authorities in New York City.

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