Nursing Home Cited After Resident Allegedly Beats Roommate To Death; Both Residents Reportedly Had Mental Issues
Washington Court House, OH - Investigators are examining a report of a fatal assault at a Central Ohio nursing home. The problem began as an argument over a TV set between two roommates at Carlton Manor nursing home on Sept. 2, NBC 4's Erin Tate reported. Police are investigating the fatal assault of 61-year-old Daniel Jacob, but said they weren't notified of the incident until the next day. According to a health department report, there was an initial argument over a TV set between Jacob and his 60-year-old roommate, both of whom had behavioral issues. "They were just placed back in their beds and one of them wasn't removed," said Michelle Loparo, of the Ohio Department of Health.
September 29, 2005