Refusal to Give CPR to Elderly Woman Probed by Police

Police launched an investigation today into the refusal by a staffer at a home for the elderly to perform CPR on an 87-year-old woman who collapsed on the floor and later died. The staffer was identified today as a resident services director, not a nurse as previously reported. The woman repeatedly rebuffed pleas from the 911 dispatcher during a seven minute call on Feb. 26 to give the woman CPR or to ask someone else to do it. Lorraine Bayless, 87, died later that day after being taken to a...Full Story
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