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MAGEE, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Attorney General says a nursing home resident in Magee has been arrested for second degree murder involving the death of his roommate.

63-year-old Jerrell Eubanks, a resident of the Hillcrest Nursing Center in Magee, was arrested Wednesday evening by investigators with the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, with assistance from the Magee Police Department. 

He has a bond of $100K.

Eubanks is charged with second degree murder for the death of his roommate at the nursing home. 

He is accused of  pushing a cellophane bag containing a sandwich down the throat of the 83 year old victim, causing his death. 

It is the general policy of the Attorney General's Office to not release the exact identity of a victim.

The case is being investigated and prosecuted by the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. 

If convicted, Eubanks faces up to life behind bars.  

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