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Missouri officials dropped from man's wrongful death lawsuit


October 3, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Department of Mental Health employees have been removed from a lawsuit over the death of a developmentally disabled man.

U.S. District Court Judge Douglas Harpool last week dismissed the department's director Mark Stringer and other agency leaders from the lawsuit filed by the mother and sister-in-law of Carl DeBrodie, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

The lawsuit alleged that state mental health agency's employees, the Callaway County public administrator and the home's employees didn't properly oversee DeBrodie's care.

In April 2017, police found...

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