SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Recently released transcripts of phone calls at San Francisco General Hospital are raising questions about the attitude of those involved in the search for Lynne Spalding, who was found dead in a hospital stairwell in October.
One of the transcripts involved a call between two unnamed sheriff’s deputies. Referring to Spalding, one of the deputies said, “the person was going to be discharged anyway and she decided to take off and then her daughter made a stink about it. That’s all that was.”
Spalding family spokesperson David Perry said, “The talk about the daughter who was calling and begging for them to find her mother in anything but a professional and clear-headed way, does disrespect not only to Lynne’s memory, but to her children— and frankly to anyone who goes into San Francisco General for treatment.”