14th death from Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills that lost air conditioning in Irma

Posted at 12:05 PM, Oct 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-09 14:56:18-04

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) --  Two more women who lived at a Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning during Hurricane Irma have died, becoming the 13th and 14th fatalities linked to the home.

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Hollywood police spokeswoman Miranda Grossman told The Associated Press on Monday that 90-year-old Cecilia Franco and 95-year-old Francesca Andrade have died from ailments suffered when the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills lost power Sept. 10 during the hurricane's passage.

On Sept. 13, eight residents died and other residents were evacuated from the facility.

Grossman said police are treating Franco and Andrade's deaths as part of the criminal investigation.

The Miami Herald reports Franco's husband Miguel Antonio Franco, who also had lived at the home, died Sept. 13.

No one has been charged.

The state has suspended the home's license. Last week, the facility laid off 245 workers.

List of victims:

Carolyn Eatherly, DOB 8-13-39
Gail Nova, DOB 2-22-46
Estella Hendricks, DOB1-4-46
Bobby Owens, DOB 5-16-33
Miguel Franco, DOB 9-5-25
Manuel Mendieta, DOB 8-26-21
Albertina Vega, DOB 10-10-17
Betty Hibbard, DOB 1-11-33
Carlos Canal, DOB 11-4-23
Martha Murray, DOB 1-10-23
Alice Thomas, DOB 2-27-23
Dolores Biamonte, DOB 2-25-60
Cecilia Franco, DOB 4-2-27
Francesca Andrade, DOB 12-7-21

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