Posted on May 22, 2020

Man Arrested in Brutal Beating of Detroit Nursing Home Patient Captured on Video

WWJ News, May 21, 2020

An arrest has been made in a shocking case, after video of the crime went public.

Detroit police said Thursday that a 20-year-old man was arrested for the assault and battery of an elderly man at a nursing home on Detroit’s west side.


It’s alleged, police said, that the incident occurred on Friday, May 15, and that both the 75-year-old victim and the suspect are patients at the nursing facility, located in the 16500 block of Schaefer.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. {snip}