13th Patient Dies After Fla. Nursing Home Tragedy

Closed Florida Nursing Home Where 12 Dead Laid off Its 245 Workers

Closed Florida Nursing Home Where 12 Dead Laid off Its 245 Workers

In a letter dated September 27, Carolina Pena, the center's human resources director, wrote the facility was unable to notify the state of the layoffs sooner "due to unforeseen business circumstances that occurred after the impact of Hurricane Irma", the paper reported.

Franco's husband, 93-year-old Miguel Franco, also died after the tragedy.

Cecilia Franco, 90, died at 3:45 a.m. Monday, becoming the 13th Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills resident to die from ailments suffered when the nursing home turned into a hotbox following Hurricane Irma.

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State officials later suspended their license, and owners eventually closed the facility permanently.

Eight residents would be dead by the end of the day, and four more would die in the weeks that followed.

Cecilia Franco was described by family lawyers as being in a serious condition when she was evacuated to St. Catherine's Rehab Hospital in Hialeah.

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The nursing home and rehabilitation center is now just a homicide investigation crime scene after the state revoked the facility's license on September 20 and the facility laid off all 245 workers the same day.

"The respondent's (nursing home's) deficient conduct is widespread and places all future residents at immediate threat to their health, safety and welfare", the order said.

The 245 workers included occupational, speech and physical therapists, nurses and dietary aids, according to the letter.

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Hurricane Irma's official death toll in Florida stands at 69, almost a month after the storm pounded a south-to-north path through the state.

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