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Sheriff: Man tried to suffocate nursing home resident

Sunday, August 10, 2014 - Updated: 3:48 PM

PALATINE — A town of Mohawk man faces second-degree attempted murder charges after police said he tried to suffocate a nursing home resident with a pillow.

Edgar L. Morey, 73, of 390 Yellowville Road, was arrested and charged with the class A felony Saturday by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators received a complaint from an unnamed local nursing home alleging Morey, while visiting a patient he knew, was observed trying to suffocate the patient with a pillow.

The victim was treated for injuries and remains stable, a press release said.

Morey was arraigned at Palatine town court by Judge Ron Dygert and remanded to the Montgomery County jail with bail set at $50,000 cash or $100,000 bond. 

The arresting officers were Inv. Theresa Pingitore, Deputy Scott Whitman, and Deputy Ray Renzi, who were aassisted by Montgomery County District Attorney James E. "Jed" Conboy.

     

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