NEW ORLEANS: CRIMINAL TRAIL AGAINST NURSING HOME OWNERS SET TO BEGIN
This one is going to be interesting! The owners of a nursing home where 35 patients died amid flash flooding during Hurricane Katrina are set to stand trial today on negligent homicide charges.
The owners of St. Rita’s Nursing Home, Salvador and Mabel Mangano, are the only individuals charged with the responsibility of deaths from the storm. The Manganos face 35 counts of negligent homicide and 24 counts of cruelty to the elderly or infirm.