California man suspected in beating death of 73-year-old hospital roommate pleads not guilty to murder, abuse charges

A 37-year-old man, acknowledged as a transient residing in Prolonged Seashore, pleaded not accountable Thursday to a murder value stemming from the beating loss of life of a hospital roommate ultimate week, authorities said.

Reginald Daniel Panthier faces felony counts of murder, elder abuse main to loss of life, elder abuse with infliction of hurt and assault by means of energy susceptible to produce good bodily hurt for allegedly assaulting 73-year-old Francisco Sanchez-Reyes at School Medical Coronary heart on Jan. 31.

Francisco Sanchez-Reyes, 73, of Prolonged Seashore, died on Saturday, Feb. 8, a couple of weeks after he was attacked by one different affected individual at a Prolonged Seashore hospital on Jan. 31, in response to police and family. ({Photograph} courtesy GoFundMe) 

Sanchez-Reyes was found by police in his hospital room with principal accidents to his increased torso after he was attacked sometime spherical 12:30 p.m. He was taken to a unique hospital in important state of affairs, nevertheless died Feb. 9, authorities said.

Panthier, who was arrested shortly after police arrived on suspicion of assaulting the sufferer, pleaded not accountable to the charges in Prolonged Seashore Superior Courtroom Thursday, Feb. 13, the Los Angeles County District Authorized skilled’s Office said.

Why Panthier allegedly attacked Sanchez-Reyes was nonetheless unknown. Every males shared the an identical hospital room at School Medical Coronary heart on the day of the assault.

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