SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Three Sheriff’s Department staff members are being punished after the death of a patient found in a stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital last year.

The body of Lynn Spalding was found in the emergency stairwell two weeks after she disappeared.

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The Sheriff’s Department is not releasing the names or ranks of the officers being punished, but one staff member was fired.

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Disciplinary action against five others is still pending.

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