West Carrollton group home homicide: What former nurse says about incident

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West Carrollton group home death: What former nurse says

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Tuesday marks one year since a man with developmental disabilities died under suspicious circumstances, and investigators have yet to charge anyone.

We have learned new information about the facility where this man had been getting care and why police said the case has taken so long to solve.

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The 9-1-1 call from last year came from a manager at the group home run by ResCare, who said a man living there was hurt.

“We have reason to believe that a resident has been abused,” the manager said in the 9-1-1 call.

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We later learned that man was 65-year-old Jerrold Duskey who the coroner concluded died from complications due to multiple blunt force trauma injuries to the head, torso and upper extremities.

This alleged assault happened Feb. 14, 2018 and Duskey died on March 5, 2018 at Kettering Medical Center.

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ResCare officials told us days after we broke the story, “After conducting our own internal investigation, following our policy and protocol, we separated two caregivers from employment who were working during the time the incident occurred.”

Neither the company or the police have told us who those people are, but West Carrollton police have told us that this investigation is “strenuous” and a top priority.

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News Center 7's Sean Cudahy talked with a woman today who says she was a nurse at ResCare when the incident happened, but she didn't want to be on camera due to being a part of the police investigation.

“It was very heinous. It’s the most heinous thing I’ve ever seen in my nursing career,” she said of Duskey’s injuries.

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What she said about the fact that no one has been arrested is, “I think it’s very ridiculous that they haven’t gotten this, but I can also have the patience to understand that to prosecute that, they have to have everything and all the evidence that they need.”

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