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The family of an elderly man found dead in a creek wants answers.  They've hired an attorney to find out what happened to 77-year old Aubrey Giles who disappeared from a Belleville nursing home before he was found a few days later.  They're attorney, Staci Yandle, says she's serving as an advisor until the families decides if they want to pursue a civil lawsuit.

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Giles suffered from dementia and heart disease.  He had lived at Midwest Rehabilitation and Respiratory Care for seven years.  The nursing home was recently bought by Midwest Rehab, but only a few years ago had one of the worst records for state violations.  

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Staci Yandle, attorney for the Giles family, says the family hasn't decided whether they're going  pursue any legal action.

 
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