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Wake Rest Home Cited For Resident's Death

Posted February 4, 2004 6:19 a.m. EST

— Wake investigators cited Oliver House Tuesday for its failure to adequately care for an 85-year-old resident.

Investigators said a rest home aide was busy doing laundry when Willard Raper wandered away on Jan. 4.

Raper was later struck and killed by a Jeep.

The facility could face a $10,000 fine.