Nursing Homes

September 19, 2015 5:01 PM

Death of a patient: State blames nursing home

James ‘Lobo’ Populus died at Verdugo Valley nursing home in L.A. suburbs last year

Facility charged with involuntary manslaughter, two nurses with felony abuse

The facility is owned by Shlomo Rechnitz, subject of Bee investigation

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    South Pasadena Convalescent Hospital has created friction in the suburban Los Angeles enclave. Police routinely are called to the nursing home, which was decertified in January following four failed inspections. It is the third home owned by Shlomo Rechnitz to be stripped of certification. Reported and narrated by Marjie Lundstrom. Video by Paul Kitagaki. Produced by Brian Nguyen.