Man charged after ‘horrific assault’ at NC assisted living home
NEBO, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office said a man is in custody after a woman was violently assaulted at an assisted living home in July.
Deputies were called to Cedarbrook Residential Center in Nebo on July 10 where deputies say a resident suffered a severe head injury.
The woman was transported to Mission Hospital.
Investigators say they uncovered video evidence of the assault leading to the arrest of another resident, 40-year-old Jacob Douglas Carpenter.
Sheriff Ricky Buchanan described it as a “senseless and horrific assault.”
Carpenter, charged with attempted murder, was granted a $400,000 bond.
The Department of Health and Human Services reports that Cedarbrook Residential is a licensed adult care home with a three-star rating certificate.
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