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Alzheimer's patient, 87, killed fellow nursing home resident, police say

An 87-year-old Colorado man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is accused of killing a fellow nursing home patient who also had Alzheimer’s. Homer Castor was arrested Saturday on suspicion of assault after police were called to the Atria Applewood nursing home in Lakewood, west of Denver, on a report that one resident had beaten another, Lakewood police spokesman Steve Davis said. When officers arrived, they saw the 76-year-old victim being loaded into an ambulance, Davis said. The victim was identified as Gerald Propp, according to the Jefferson County district attorney’s office. Propp suffered numerous facial fractures and bleeding into his brain...

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