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Murder inquiry launched over Fulwood care home death

Posted on - 6th March, 2023 - 8:18am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Hulton House Care Home Pic: Google
Hulton House in Lightfoot Green Lane Pic: Google

A murder inquiry has launched after a man died at a Fulwood nursing home.

Police were called to reports of an assault at Hulton House Luxury Care Residence in Lightfoot Green Lane in the early hours of Thursday 3 November.

The victim, who was in his 70s, was taken to hospital with a serious head injury. He sadly died five days later.

The BBC reported that, while Lancashire Police had identified a suspect, no arrests had yet been made.

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Following the man’s death, an inspection was carried out at Hulton House by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The home, which specialises in dementia care, was rated inadequate and placed in special measures.

The CQC has kept the care home under review and will re-inspect within six months. If not enough improvement is made, action will be taken to stop the provider from operating the service.

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