Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Man dies in ER waiting room — this time in U.S.

Last October we brought to you to story of Brian Sinclair, who died in a Canadian emergency room in Manitoba, after checking in and waiting 34 ours for a catheter change. This time a man in New York City, checked into a crowded ER and was found stone cold dead in the waiting room 8 hours later.

Elderly Woman Dies After Being Injected With Soup

Ilda Vitor Maciel, 88, of Rio de Janeiro, died in a hospital last month. Maciel had been admitted to Santa Casa de Barra Mansa after suffering a stroke, and died after receiving an injection from a nurse technician. A lawsuit filed by her family claims that the nurse injected soup into the elderly woman’s veins instead of into her feeding tube.