Deadly Food Fight Over Pot Roast At Nursing Home

A 62-year-old nursing home resident is accused of beating and murdering a 72-year-old patient who ate his lunch.

On August 21, a patient who suffered from dementia wandered into another patient's room at a nursing home and began eating the pot roast he found there. Outraged, the offended resident punched him in the head.

"He was trying to steal my food and that is why I hit him," the resident told police

The man later died from injuries related to the punch. For more, read the story.

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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.