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Authorities exhume body in Illinois nursing home abuse investigation

Rockford’s WREX recently reported that Illinois authorities began an investigation into the death of a former Illinois nursing home resident whose body was exhumed for an autopsy this week. The death certificate reports that the 78 year-old woman died of pneumonia and heart disease. However, the current investigation accompanies allegations that a former nursing home employee who gave several residents fatal doses of morphine. Steven Levin of Levin & Perconti represents the family and states that while the family is not jumping to conclusions, they are suspicious of what happened.

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