Body of Nursing Home Resdient Found in Nearby Stream

Police have identified the body of a 75-year-old man who went missing from a nursing home over the weekend. The Chief of police says the body of of the elderly man was located Monday morning in a creek near the nursing home. His body was partially submerged in the water.

The man was reported missing from the nursing home at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. A thorough search was conducted with K-9 and air units. The man was known by staff at the facility to suffer from dementia and heart disease.  He also required daily medication and was outside without proper clothes for the cold winter weather. 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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