Carl Populus at the Pasadena courthouse following a preliminary hearing in the case of Verdugo Valley Skilled Nursing & Wellness Centre in Montrose. The facility is  facing involuntary manslaughter charges in the death of his brother James Populus, who died in August 2014 after 14 months at the facility, which has become a frequent target of state and federal officials for alleged violations.
Carl Populus at the Pasadena courthouse following a preliminary hearing in the case of Verdugo Valley Skilled Nursing & Wellness Centre in Montrose. The facility is facing involuntary manslaughter charges in the death of his brother James Populus, who died in August 2014 after 14 months at the facility, which has become a frequent target of state and federal officials for alleged violations. Nancy Pastor Special to The Sacramento Bee
Carl Populus at the Pasadena courthouse following a preliminary hearing in the case of Verdugo Valley Skilled Nursing & Wellness Centre in Montrose. The facility is facing involuntary manslaughter charges in the death of his brother James Populus, who died in August 2014 after 14 months at the facility, which has become a frequent target of state and federal officials for alleged violations. Nancy Pastor Special to The Sacramento Bee

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