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Ex-care home bosses charged over dozens of Covid deaths in Massachusetts

Massachusetts’ top law enforcement official has brought criminal charges against former leaders of a nursing home for military veterans, for allegedly making a fatal decision that led to the deaths of many dozens of elderly residents and staff.



a bench in a park: Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters


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Former superintendent Bennett Walsh, 50, and Dr David Clinton, 71, were indicted last week on 10 criminal neglect charges each, according to state attorney general Maura Healey. The two have not been taken into custody and will be arraigned at a later date.

“We began this investigation on behalf of the families who lost loved ones under tragic circumstances and to honor these men who bravely served our country,” Healey said Friday. “We allege that the actions of these defendants during the Covid-19 outbreak at the facility put veterans

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Ex-care home bosses charged over dozens of deaths in Massachusetts

Massachusetts’ top law enforcement official has brought criminal charges against former leaders of a nursing home for military veterans, for allegedly making a fatal decision that led to the deaths of many dozens of elderly residents and staff.



a bench in a park: Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters


© Provided by The Guardian
Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Related: Dorm snitches and party bans: how universities around the world are tackling Covid

Former superintendent Bennett Walsh, 50, and Dr David Clinton, 71, were indicted last week on 10 criminal neglect charges each, according to state attorney general Maura Healey. The two have not been taken into custody and will be arraigned at a later date.

“We began this investigation on behalf of the families who lost loved ones under tragic circumstances and to honor these men who bravely served our country,” Healey said Friday. “We allege that the actions of these defendants during the Covid-19 outbreak at the facility put veterans at

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Couple faces dozens of possible charges after nearly 100 dogs found inside Casa Grande home

A Casa Grande couple is facing dozens of animal cruelty charges after nearly 100 dogs, some dead, were discovered on their property Saturday.



Nearly 100 dogs found in Casa Grande home on Saturday, Sept. 19.


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Nearly 100 dogs found in Casa Grande home on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Casa Grande Police Department said in a Facebook statement that officers were called to the home near Viola Street and Center Avenue on Saturday for a “citizen requested civil-standby.”

Officers found six dead dogs wrapped in towels and shirts on the hood of a car, the statement said. Officers also found another dead dog in the dumpster behind the residence and skeletal remains of another just outside of the home.

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The residents, Lila Kaye Crawford and Michael Anthony Mills, told police they had about 20 more dogs. However, the statement said 90 dogs were

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