Nursing homes being checked after Florida deaths
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September 13, 2017 04:59 PM
MIAMI (AP) - The number of deaths at a nursing home in Florida in connection with Hurricane Irma has risen to eight.
The office of the Broward Medical Examiner and Trauma Services issued a news release Wednesday afternoon with the names of the victims.
Three of the victims were found dead early Wednesday at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, after police got a call about a person with a heart attack.
Police say the others died at the hospital or on the way. The victims range in age from 71 to 99.
Updated: September 13, 2017 04:59 PM
Created: September 13, 2017 03:04 PM
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