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Nursing homes improperly sprayed, man indicted


An Alabama exterminator has been indicted after authorities say he mis-applied pesticides at nursing homes across South Georgia.

Steven Murray, who owns Bio-Tech Management in Pelham, Alabama is accused of repeatedly misapplying "Termidor SC" chemicals by spraying it inside nursing homes more than twice a year, contrary to the label instructions.

He's also accused of altering reports to conceal it.

Nursing homes that are affected are in Albany, Dawson, Leesburg, Sylvester, Ashburn Moultrie, Cordele, Tifton, Valdosta, Quitman and Homerville.

If convicted, Murray could get up to 70 years in prison.

These healthcare facilities were affected--


AG Rhodes Cobb

Arrowhead Health Center

Athens Heritage Health

Autumn Breeze Health Center

Bainbridge Health Care

Bel Arbor Nursing Home

Bolingreen Nursing Home

Boswell Parker Health Care

Bryant Health and Rehab

Chaplinwood Health and Rehab

Chaplinwood Nursing Home

Cordele Health & Rehab

Crestwood Nursing Home

Dawson Manor

Eastview Nursing Home

Eatonton Health and Rehab

Elberta Health Care

Ft. Oglethorpe Nursing Center

Georgia Veterans Home

Gordon Healthcare

Gray Nursing Home

Greene Point Health Care

Heritage Health Care

Heritage Health Care Moultrie

Heritage Health Spring Valley (Spring Valley Health Care)

Heritage Healthcare Forsyth

Heritage Healthcare Grandview

Heritage Healthcare of Toomsboro

Holly Hill Nursing Home

Imperial Health Care

Lee County Health Care

Life Care Center Gwinnett

Lynn Haven Nursing Home

Montezuma Health Care

North Macon Healthcare

Oaks at Athens

Oconee Healthcare

Palmyra Nursing Home

Parkwood Development Ctr.

Peake Healthcare

Pinehill Nursing Center

Presbyterian Home

Providence Healthcare

Roberta Health Care

 Sparta Health & Rehab

Stone Brook Suites

Sunrise Nursing Home

Sylvester Health Care

Taylor County Nurse Home

The Oak of Athens

The Oaks at Peake -ALC

The Villas at College Hill

Tift Health Care

University Nursing and Rehab

Winthrop Manor


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