Roommate At El Cajon Group Home Killed With Frying Pan
EL CAJON, CALIFORNIA (December 25, 2018) – A man was arrested for allegedly killing his roommate with a frying pan at a group home on Narranca Avenue.
Police transported the victim to the hospital where he later died due to his injuries. Brad Masaru Payton was arrested following the assault.
One woman told a news reporter that the group home in the area has been very problematic. There have been previous instances of violence including abuse.
Living Solutions and Services, Inc. is listed as the operator of the group home. An investigation into the assault remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Group Home Assaults
Businesses have a responsibility to provide guests and patrons with a reasonably safe environment. No place can ever be perfectly safe, but steps should be taken to remove active hazards and other dangers. This includes taking steps to help prevent assaults and crime at a property. When there is a history of violence at a certain location, business owners should put in place measures to help curtail this trend. Failure to do so could result in civil liability.
Any person that is injured in an assault at an apartment or group home may have the ability to file a personal injury claim for damages. A premises liability attorney can examine the specific facts of your case and let you know what your options are. An attorney can investigate your claim free of charge and take steps to help preserve key pieces of evidence.
Getting Help After An Assault At A Group Home
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of the man that was killed in this horrific attack. Anyone that may have knowledge about what happened should reach out to police as they continue to investigate. The residents of this group home have every right to live in safety.
If you or someone that you love has been injured or killed at an apartment or group home you may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We focus exclusively on personal injury law and have helped thousands of families resolve claims. Whether you need help investigating an assault or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach us anytime at (888) 888-9285.