Assisted Living Facility Visitor Charged with Attempted Murder After Castrating Resident

A 41-year-old man has been arrested and is being held on $5 million bail after police say he castrated a paraplegic during a dispute at an assisted living facility. Officials say the man is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, and other related counts after Monday night's attack at the assisted-living-facility.

Police say the suspect was visiting a female friend who apparently had some sort of dispute with the victim. The visitor was apparently trying to settle that dispute when things took a violent turn. The victim, the suspect and the woman were all apparently friends.The victim remains in critical condition at a hospital. For more, read the story.

Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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