Marion Group Home Fined After Resident's Death

A Marion group home was fined $10,000 five months after a mentally disabled resident died due to extreme heat. State regulators fined the 29th Street Crest Group Home after 61 year-old Rhonda Skoog passed away there in August. Officials say she was found dead on August 30, a day after superheated air was blown into the home, raising the temperature to at least 125 degrees. State records say home staffers were under-trained and unaware that Skoog's diagnosed sensitivity to heat was aggravated by two of her medications.

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