An 89-year-old nursing home patient in Australia was bitten by mice, which shredded parts of his ears, head, and neck. According to reports, this victim of elder neglect was bedridden, and had the tops of ears severely chewed. A federal official, who has launched an investigation into the matter, said it was “extremely disturbing and traumatic” for the resident and his family. We couldn’t agree more.
Here’s a video report:
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