MELBOURNE, Fla. — A local man said his father’s stay in a Brevard County hospital was “mental torture.” The 95-year-old man was left in a room with a dead body for nearly six hours. Â
The man’s son called Eyewitness News and, Tuesday, Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne admitted it made a mistake. Â
The family of the patient said the 95-year-old, critically-ill man was left in a shared room with a dead roommate for hours. Hospital staffers knew the man had died and they said Tuesday it never should have happened.
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