Arrest warrants are expected to be issued Monday for Jorge Carbalo, the nursing home administrator, a nurse and two other nurses who worked at the Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation Center in Hollywood, Florida, according to the newspaper.
The charges are the result of an investigation that began in 2017 on the deaths of 12 residents, who range in age from 71 to 99 years.
Hurricane Irma was a Category 3 storm when it made landfall on Marco Island, Florida, on Sunday, September 10, 2017. As the hurricane made its way north and east, a falling tree knocked out the transformer that powers the air conditioning system at a nursing home in Hollywood. between Fort Lauderdale and Miami.
Older home residents have been suffering in the heat for days.