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Woman dies following assault at Oklahoma City nursing center


January 25, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 69-year-old resident of an Oklahoma City nursing center has died after she was allegedly assaulted by a fellow resident.

Carolyn Irene Rutledge died Tuesday after suffering a head injury Saturday in the cafeteria of the nursing center. Police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A nurse told police that a 76-year-old patient became angry when Rutledge told him he had a bug on his clothes. Police say he slapped her and shoved her, causing her to fall and hit her head on the floor. She was treated for a traumatic brain injury at a local hospital, where she died....

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