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New hospital patient death video surfaces

CCTV:Last year, a California woman literally died in a hospital emergency room waiting to receive treatment.

Since then, Los Angeles County has been fighting the release of security camera video that shows the incident as it unfolds.

Now the Los Angeles Times has received a copy of the video sent anonymously.

The arrow points to Edith Isabel Rodriguez in or adjacent to the wheelchair.

She falls to the floor of the emergency room in the now closed King Harbor Medical Center.

This was a year ago May 9th as the video continues you see hospital employees, including a custodian with a mop, going around the woman, but not helping her.

You do not see it on this video, but a friend went outside to a pay phone to call for help.

Rodriguez had come to the hospital with stomach pains, only to be released, and to collapse on the sidewalk outside. Police brought her to the emergen

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Added: Jul-3-2008 
By: jdischord
Tags: New, hospital, patient, death, video, surfaces
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States (load item map)
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