Elderly Man Dies After Being Brutally Beaten In Assisted Living Facility

Authorities say an 86-year-old man badly beaten last month in an assisted living facility has died. According to police, the man was attacked by his 87-year-old roommate on November 26. The roommate used a large magnet in a sock to swing at the elderly victim.

The victim died yesterday at the county medical center. The roommate is in jail for assault and criminal possession of a weapon. 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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