Assisted Living Facility

Leon Krynicki (Supplied photo)

One Of Three Patient Deaths Tied To Holland Home Ruled As Natural Causes

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said it has determined 98-year-old Leon Krynicki died primarily due to heart problems. His hospitalization on Feb. 3 might have been due to over-medication, but the medical examiner’s office said the medication did not contribute to his death about one month later.

04/21/2015

Dorothy Byrd and Leon Krynicki both died after becoming ill on the same day at a South Holland nursing home. A total of six people were hospitalized from the center that day, and three have died. (Supplied photos)

Source: Assisted Living Facility Tied To Three Deaths Might Have Been Understaffed

Three employees of a South Holland assisted living facility have been removed from their jobs, after an elderly woman died from an overdose of pain medication. Two other residents who were hospitalized the same day also have died, and understaffing might have been an issue.

03/19/2015

Linda Cottrell (Credit: DuPage County State's Attorney)

Ex-Assisted Living Worker Steals Cash From Residents

A former worker in an assisted living home in Warrenville has admitted to using residents’ ATM cards to steal thousands of dollars in cash from their accounts.

11/15/2012

Linda Cottrell

Former Group Home Manager Charged With Stealing Nearly $9,000 From Residents

A former house manager for a west suburban group home for the developmentally disabled stands charged with stealing nearly $9,000 from the residents.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012