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94-yr-old man killed at O.C. nursing home

William McDougall, 81, was arrested in connection with the beating death of his 94-year-old roommate, Manh Ban Nguyen, at the Palm Terrace Healthcare Center in Laguna Hills.

October 2, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An 81-year-old man was arrested for allegedly murdering his 94-year-old roommate at an Orange County nursing home on Saturday.Orange County Sheriff's Department spokesman Jim Amormino said that William McDougall allegedly beat his roommate, Manh Ban Nguyen, to death with a bar used to hang clothes.

The murder took place at Palm Terrace Healthcare Center in Laguna Hills.

Amormino said detectives are still trying to figure out a motive for the killing.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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