FL Nursing Home Where 9 Died Might Avoid Prosecution

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Nine elderly patients died after being kept inside a Florida nursing home that turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning for three days, even though just across the street was a fully functioning and cooled hospital. From the perspective of Gov. Rick Scott and relatives of those at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, criminal charges are warranted. Under Florida law, a prosecution might be difficult. Two of three ex-state prosecutors Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!