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Arc of Steuben care worker charged in resident’s death

An Arc of Steuben care worker is facing charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence in the death of an elderly resident.

Our Elmira affiliate is reporting it happened on Monday morning at a home in Hornell.

The victim, Jay Sprague, was found in a bedroom around 7:30 a.m. with what police describe as a wound to the neck area

Alan Schultheis is accused of killing him. Police arrested Schultheis after interviewing him at the Hornell Police Department.

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