Florida Nursing Home where 12 Died, Now Closed 245 Workers Laid Off

Broward Nursing Home Expands Lawsuit Against State

The Rehabilitation Center told the state in a September 27 letter it didn't report the layoffs sooner "due to unforeseen business circumstances that occurred after the impact of Hurricane Irma", the Sun Sentinel quoted the letter as saying.

The deaths are all being considered as part of an ongoing criminal investigation, the City of Hollywood Police Department said.

Franco lived only 26 days after her husband of 61 years, Miguel Antonio Franco, was among the eight September 13 deaths at the overheated Hollywood Hills facility across a parking lot from Hollywood Memorial Regional Hospital.

Franco lived only 26 days after her husband of 61 years, Miguel Antonio Franco, died along with seven other residents in the first run of deaths.

The Florida nursing home were 12 patients died during hurricane Irma is laying off its 245 employees.

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The main suspect of his murder, the name of that Danish inventor Peter Madsen , denies killing her, claiming an accident. Police said that Madsen killed her, dismembered her body and strapped to the torso of the pipe, to hide the crime.

"The death of Cecilia Franco has compounded this unnecessary tragedy for her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren", family attorneys Curtis Miner and Albert Levin said in a statement.

Ninety-year-old Cecilia Franco died early Monday morning, almost a month after Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills' air conditioning broke for several days, and the care facility did not evacuate patients. Last week, the facility laid off 245 workers, including doctors, nurses, therapists and others.

The state has suspended the home's license.

A woman who lived at a Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning during Hurricane Irma has died, becoming the 13th fatality linked to the home.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued emergency rules later that month.

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