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One nursing home resident accused of stabbing another

Ray Ducote: Photo Source: Livingston Sherff's Office. Ray Ducote: Photo Source: Livingston Sherff's Office.

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) - A 66-year-old nursing home resident is behind bars after allegedly stabbing a woman who also lived there.

According to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, Ray Ducote of Denham Springs stabbed the woman in the neck Sunday.

It happened at the Harvest Manor Nursing Home in Denham Springs around 4 p.m.

The victim is recovering at an area hospital. She suffered life-threatening injuries in the attack.

Investigators said when a worker tried to intervene Ducote swung the knife at her and threatened to cut her throat.

Perry Rushing with LPSO said Ducote confessed he meant to kill the woman.

Detectives said Ducote and the victim had a history together.

Ducote was charged with attempted second-degree murder and aggravated assault.

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