LA Opens Criminal Probe Into Allegation Patients Left on Skid Row
What's an old problem, is new...with stories today locally on KCAL 9/CBS 2 and internationally on CNN:
LA opens criminal probe into allegation patients left on Skid Row
Tuesday October 24, 2006
By ANDREW GLAZER
Associated Press Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) Authorities have launched a criminal investigation into suspected dumping of homeless people on Skid Row after police witnessed ambulances leaving five people on a street there during the weekend.
The city attorney's office is reviewing police videotapes and photographs of the five alleged dumping cases Sunday to determine whether the patients were falsely imprisoned during their transfer and whether the hospital, Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center, violated any laws regarding the treatment of patients.
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