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Pasadena care home murder: Man confesses to killing fellow patient

Pasadena Residential Care Center is shown in this undated photo.

May 9, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A resident at an assisted-living home has confessed to murdering a fellow patient, according to police.

Paul Lopez, 38, was arrested Monday at the Pasadena Residential Care Center.

Police found the victim, 61-year-old George Schatford, at the home. He was not breathing and had marks around his neck.

Authorities said that during the course of the investigation, Lopez approached officers and confessed. The motive is not yet known.

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