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San Francisco Sheriff’s Department

Lynne Spalding (FIND LYNNE/Facebook)

SF General Hospital Adopts Changes After Missing Patient’s Death

Federally ordered changes have been made at San Francisco’s General Hospital following the death of a patient who was found in a stairwell at the hospital last October.

01/24/2014

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi (CBS)

Sheriff Mirkarimi Wants Department To Remain In Charge Of SF General Hospital Security

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi said he wants the sheriff’s department to remain in charge of security at San Francisco General but that he is also vowing changes after a missing patient was found dead.

01/09/2014

Lynne Spalding

Calls Raise Questions Of SF General’s Handling Of Lynne Spalding Search

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.

01/08/2014

Lynne Spalding (FIND LYNNE/Facebook)

Witness Comes Forward In Case Of Missing SF General Patient

The man spoke to police last week after seeing a flyer about the case of Lynne Spalding.

11/20/2013

A A view of San Francisco General Hospital on October 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. 57-year-old Lynne Spalding, of San Francisco was believed to have been found dead this morning in a remote stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital after she was reported missing from her hospital room more than two weeks ago. Spalding was last seen on September 21 by hospital employees after she was undergoing treatment for an infection. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Does SF General Need Sheriff’s Deputies?

San Francisco’s Sheriff’s department, which manages security at SF General Hospital, has come under fire for its inadequate response to the Lynn Spalding case. Questions arise as to who should be in charge of security.

11/11/2013