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Nursing Home aid charged with killing a resident in the Bronx, NYC

A New York nursing home resident died after he was presumably abused by an aid at the beginning of this month. Franck Mercado, a visually impaired resident from University Nursing Home at 2505 Grand Ave. in the Bronx, was beaten by 41 year old Cherrylee Young and he fell on a table and broke it. A piece of the broken table pierced the nursing home resident’s rectum.He suffered from internal bleeding and after his condition deteriorated he was transported to Montefiore Medical Center where he died from his injury. The Nurse aid was charged with negligent homicide in the death of Franck Mercado.

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