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Elderly Woman Charged With Manslaughter

By Katie Nicholls Aug 2, 2022 | 4:05 PM

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An elderly woman has been charged in the death of a senior at a long term care home.

Thunder Bay Police have formally charged an 84 year old woman with manslaughter after an incident in May.

City police became aware of a death that occurred at the Bethammi Long-Term Care Home on Carrie Street on May 24, 2022. The death was connected to a resident-on-resident altercation that had occurred at the facility in the afternoon hours of May 18, 2022.

The facility fully cooperated with police during the investigation.

Investigators learned that a 91-year-old male had become seriously injured following a fall at the long-term care facility, and later succumbed to their injuries.

A female suspect was identified and later formally charged.


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