Attorney: Police to arrest 4 former Hollywood nursing home employees after patient deaths

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - Several arrests are imminent nearly two years after a dozen patients from a Hollywood nursing home died in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

According to Lawrence Hashish, an attorney representing nurses targeted in this investigation, police are set to arrest four former employees of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills after 12 patients died in the days following the storm back in September 2017.

Officials said the victims died due to heat exposure because the air conditioning at the nursing home would not turn on.

The facility has since been shut down.

Police have not specified what charges the former employees will face.

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