Police in Modesto are investigating a deadly fire at a Modesto residence as arson. They say signs of a burglary were also found inside the home.
Police said Wednesday that no criminal charges will be filed after a care worker’s attention-grabbing refusal to perform CPR on a resident of a Central California independent-living facility.
Relatives of an 87-year-old woman who died after a nurse at her retirement home refused a 911 dispatcher’s pleas to perform CPR expressed satisfaction with the care she received, saying her wishes were to die naturally, while the company that owns the facility now says its worker failed to follow proper procedures.
A central California retirement home is defending one of its nurses who refused pleas by a 911 operator to perform CPR on an elderly woman who later died, saying the nurse was following policy.