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No charges in Bennington nursing home death

Bennington, Vermont - December 2, 2010

A Bennington nursing home patient won't face criminal charges despite allegations that he killed a dementia patient.

Police say 58-year-old Rodolfo Davalos attacked 84-year-old Dorothy Papero last week after she mistakenly wandered into his room at Crescent Manor Nursing home. Davalos thought Papero was an intruder.

It's not Davalos' first run-in with the law. He was facing criminal charges in 2003 for an alleged drunk driving incident but the charges were dropped after he was found not competent to stand trial.

WCAX News

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