81-year-old man charges with attempted murder in a Waterbury nursing home

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Police in Connecticut have charged an 81-year-old man with attempted murder for allegedly trying to strangle a 76-year-old woman in a Waterbury nursing home on Saturday. 

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Waterbury police say they responded to Autumn Lake Healthcare at Bucks Hill at about 6 p.m. Saturday where they arrested John Jensen.

The woman was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital where she was listed in serious condition.

Jensen faces attempted murder charges and is being held on a one million dollar bail. 

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