Police Search For Elderly Diabetic Man Missing From Nursing Home for Nine Days

Police in one state are asking the public's to help locate a 59-year-old man who has been missing from a nursing home for more than a week. Sheriff's deputies responded to a nursing home on Tuesday, October 2, where staff reported that  a 59-year-old male resident has been missing since Wednesday, September 26.

The resident was last seen at a dialysis center where he received scheduled treatment. Nursing Home staff told police that the resident has a bad limp and usually relies on a walker to get around. He is a diagnosed diabetic and suffers from high blood pressure and Tuberculosis. It is unclear when the facility first noticed that the resident was missing and why police were not informed for 6 days. 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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