Twelve Nursing Home Patients Died after Facility Lost Power and Air Conditioning, Criminal Charges May Follow

In 2017, a nursing home lost power following a hurricane, killing twelve patients at the facility.   According to a report, the facility’s temperature increased to sweltering levels which resulted in the fatalities.   Though no criminal charges have been filed to date, the patient deaths were ruled as “homicides” by the authorities nearly two years ago.    

A criminal defense attorney is now speaking out on behalf of his client, one of the nurses at the facility.   According to the attorney, manslaughter may be among the charges sought by prosecutors.   For more, read this story and the original story from 2017.