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Bond revoked for doctor accused of killing wife

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Bond has been revoked for a retired surgeon arrested on suspicion of killing his wife of 60 years. Dr. Henry Bailey was arrested Aug. 6 on a charge of murder, accused of suffocating his wife, Gene Bailey, to ease her suffering from advanced dementia.

Henry Bailey  Sheriff's Office photo
Sheriff's Office photo
Henry Bailey


He posted bond that same day on condition that he stay at the Silver Linings Personal Care Home in Stapleton, Ga., court records show.

On Aug. 9, Bailey left the facility without permission for a medical appointment and "engaged in activity other than at a doctor's office," according to records.

Superior Court Judge Carl Brown Jr. revoked Bailey's bond Tuesday as a result. He ordered Bailey to be immediately committed to the Department of Behavioral Health Forensic Unit in Augusta. Brown ordered the facility to determine whether Bailey is competent to stand trial, his degree of criminal responsibility and whether he suffers from mental illness or retardation.

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themaninthemirror
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themaninthemirror 08/11/10 - 03:15 pm
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Wow, and to think what the

Wow, and to think what the true criminal element gets away with. What this man did was wrong, but don''t we have some real true criminals to make an example out of?

sueboo418
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sueboo418 08/11/10 - 04:09 pm
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Here we go...let's see how

Here we go...let's see how much money is spent on this waste of time of a case.

OhWell
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OhWell 08/11/10 - 04:23 pm
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He was not selling crack out

He was not selling crack out of a government vehicle so they are going to treat him like a real criminal.

exmedic
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exmedic 08/11/10 - 07:51 pm
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engaged in activity other

engaged in activity other than at a doctor’s office, OK THAT SOUNDS REALLY BAD, give the dude a break, go chase some real bad guys

johnston.cliff
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johnston.cliff 08/12/10 - 03:59 am
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This sounds like a serious

This sounds like a serious threat to the community. I wonder how difficult he was to capture after he engaged in other activity.

da-realist
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da-realist 08/12/10 - 06:50 am
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He's a murderer,point blank.

He's a murderer,point blank. Send his. ... to prison where he belongs.

LaTwon
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LaTwon 08/12/10 - 07:09 am
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must not be a member of the

must not be a member of the criminal's union........

iakovos
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iakovos 08/12/10 - 07:17 am
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Crime is crime this is the

Crime is crime this is the problem you want to pick and choose, He killed has Wife of 60 years so should a parent kill thier sick children etc.

Indigo
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Indigo 08/12/10 - 07:17 am
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He was getting his Geritol

He was getting his Geritol refilled at CVS........what a monster he is LOL

ced501957
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ced501957 08/12/10 - 08:14 am
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I agree with iakovos

I agree with iakovos

fontana
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fontana 08/12/10 - 10:00 am
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Too bad he didn't commit the

Too bad he didn't commit the crime in S.C. Cops are trying to re-arrest a cold blooded killer in the upstate after the Judge let them put a bracelet on his leg and sent him home. He removed the bracelet over 2 months ago and just now reporting it in hopes they would have recaptured him before having to announce the situation to start with. This elderly doctor doesn't have the strength to saw a bracelet off, much less run from the law.

akablondie1214
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akablondie1214 08/12/10 - 11:00 am
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This is an extremely tragic

This is an extremely tragic situation. The Bailey's were both very nice and giving people. I can't stand the way people are so quick to judge without knowing the full extent of the situation. Dr. Bailey is most definitely not a flight risk and I think its preposterous for them to revoke his bond.

sueboo418
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sueboo418 08/12/10 - 12:41 pm
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da-realist and ced501957, you

da-realist and ced501957, you have obviously not had to watch an elderly loved one suffer. I have told my children I don't want to be a burden and if I get to a point where I have no quality of life please spare everyone the pain of what this man and woman were dealing with and find a Dr. Kavorkian. This man is NOT a murderer. Quit wasting time on this poor man and put it to good use on the "real" murderers out on the streets!!

Fawkes
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Fawkes 08/12/10 - 12:43 pm
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Looks like they are going

Looks like they are going after this man way too harshly, or they feel a need to lock up the elderly for going to a doctor or a store.

Cadence
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Cadence 08/12/10 - 02:30 pm
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I think it is possible that

I think it is possible that he just doesn't care anymore. What does he have to lose? So if he wants to go to the bank or to the drug store he does it.

lulu
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lulu 08/12/10 - 04:52 pm
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His daughter took him to the

His daughter took him to the doctor's and then to get something to eat!! That is ALL he did!!

secretagentman
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secretagentman 08/12/10 - 05:53 pm
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leave this poor man alone

leave this poor man alone

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