Man Kills Elderly Mother and Himslef at Nursing Home

According to police, on Monday afternoon a man visiting his mother in a nursing home shot his mother and then himself. The man was 60-years-old when he shot his 86-year-old mother at the facility.  When police arrived the subjects were dead on scene.

Local police explained the shooter appeared to have planned out his actions.“There’s a note that this was planned out, that this was something that he was going to do,” said the police chief.  Police cautioned citizens to be aware and alert about the mental health of family members. He noted tough economic times can magnify drastic actions by struggling individuals. 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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