Elderly Man Faces Manslaughter Charge For Beating Death

8:06 PM, Jan 24, 2013   |    comments
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BUFFALO, NY-- An elderly man accused of beating at an assisted-living facility was arraigned on a manslaughter charge.

Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita says Chester A. Rusek, 87, allegedly beat his roommate, Salvatore Trusello, 86, with a heavy magnet at the Kenwall DePaul Assisted Living Center this past November.

Trusello later died from his injuries a month later.

If convicted, Rusek faces a maximum of 25 years in prison. Rusek is currently being held in Erie County Jail.


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