CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Saint Petersburg, Florida: Peter Van Sant) Growing incidence of home attendants murdering house-bound elderly for whom they work examined; Edna Fumasoli's experience with aide Annette Washington cited as example [On medic alert system, voice of FUMASOLI - cries for help; remarks transcribed on screen.] [National League of Nursing spokesperson Alexis WILSON - describes crimes against home patients.] Lack of regulations for home care industry noted. [Florida aging and adult services spokesperson Patricia BELL - notes ease of anyone starting such business] William Richardson's ease in obtaining employment as home care aide despite his record described as example [sergeant Mary Ann DONOHUE - considers situation an easy scam.] [Home care expert Lea SAXI - describes murder threat.] [Lillian TINBY - fears being murdered.]
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