$500,000 bail was set for the man accused of murdering his roommate at All Faith Pavilion Nursing Home. Assistant State’s Attorney, Shelley Keane provided more information on the crime, saying the victim and his attacker were roommates at All Faith Pavilion located a 3500 S. Gilles Avenue in Chicago. The attack occurred on May 30, when the attacker used a clock radio to beat the victim. The victim died from sepsis and head injuries on June 23.
See the Chicago Tribune Story here.
According to the most recent Medicare inspection of All Faith Pavilion, the facility had 9 health violations and 4 fire violations. While the violations do not directly impact the recent fatality, they reinforce the facility fostered an atmosphere where its residents are routinely neglected and abused.
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