Shelter says hospital dumped patients who aren't homeless

April 21, 2015 10:57 AM

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A director of a Mississippi homeless shelter is accusing a hospital of dropping off mentally ill patients, some who weren't homeless.

Stewpot Opportunity Center director Christine Burnett tells The Clarion-Ledger (http://on.thec-l.com/1b3Ns4g ) that Merit Health Central in Jackson dropped off four patients last week to the shelter, which acts as a home base for homeless people. Burnett says one patient was a 19-year-old whose aunt...

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