Inquiry into deaths of elderly in care

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Inquiry into deaths of elderly in care

Police are carrying out an inquiry into the death of five elderly nursing home patients, it was confirmed last night.

It followed complaints over alleged mistreatment and neglect against staff at the private Forebank Nursing Home in Dundee.

The inquiry into the home, owned by millionaire businessman Peter Marr, is at the request of the procurator fiscal.

A spokesman for Tayside Police said: "Inquiries are being conducted at the request of the procurator fiscal concerning several complaints received regarding the treatment of residents within the Forebank Nursing Home."

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