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Court date continued for elder abuse case

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SAN DIEGO (CBS8) - A preliminary hearing for a caretaker accused of assaulting an elderly woman was rescheduled Wednesday morning. 

William Sutton, 66, was arrested last month on charges of attempted murder and elder abuse after allegedly attacking a friend of the woman in his care. 

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On the afternoon of April 16, 93-year-old Margaret Wood returned to her friend's home to retrieve her keys and sunglasses she had left after visiting earlier that day. When she returned, she was met by her friend's caretaker, William Sutton, who allegedly threw her off her friend's porch.

Margaret was hospitalized with serious injuries, including a fractured skull, a broken nose and hemorrhages. 

A preliminary hearing has been rescheduled for May 26, 2016. 

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