Ongoing investigations into the deaths of 12 nursing home patients have revealed further details on the conditions in which they died. In the wake of a hurricane, the facility lost power, and failed to have a generator back up in order to regulate the temperature of the facility for patients. A report on the conditions show the nursing home was a sweltering 99 degrees.
Temperatures rose to the highest level on the second floor of the facility. Ten of the 12 victims lived on the second floor of the nursing home. For more, read the story.