Elderly Man Murders His Wife Before Taking His Own Life in Nursing Home

According to police an 81-year-old man shot and killed his 82-year-old wife, and then killed himself, at a nursing home.  The police chief says the murder-suicide happened last Tuesday at the Samaritan Health Center.

The woman was a patient at the nursing home and her husband was visiting. The bodies were discovered by a care worker shortly after noon. No one else was injured or threatened. 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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