Charges to be considered in nursing home death

February 25, 2009 9:07:01 PM PST
A grand jury is expected to begin considering criminal charges on Thursday in the death of an Itasca nursing home resident.Sarah Wentworth, 89, died February 5. She was found outside the Arbor of Itasca nursing home in below freezing temperatures.

ABC7 news partner, the Daily Herald, reports that prosecutors are expected to seek a 5 count felony indictment against a nursing assistant accused of failing to investigate a door alarm while watching TV.

Read more about this story in Thursday morning's Daily Herald.


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