Psychotic Attempted Murderer Escapes From Nursing Home

An inmate, who is considered violent and dangerous, escaped from a long term care facility last week. The 53-year-old man escaped from the nursing home sometime before 5:15 a.m. last Thursday. The man was being held in the facility's psychiatric ward and broke out a window to make his early morning escape.

The inmate was indicted on charges of attempted murder, felonious assault and inducing panic in March 2011. He was being held at the facility as a condition of his bond, which he posted in March 2011.If encountered, police said he should be considered dangerous. 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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